Volunteers of Legal Service

VOLS harnesses the power of New York City’s legal community and neighborhood-based groups to provide free, civil legal services when and where they are needed most.

$65,000 yearly
Volunteers of Legal Service Remote (New York, NY, USA)
Jun 04, 2021
Full time
The Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) Microenterprise Project seeks a full-time Staff Attorney with legal experience or interest in commercial leasing, enthusiasm for working with small business owners, and a commitment to helping New York City's neighborhoods thrive.  A substantial portion of the attorney’s time will be dedicated to representing the Project’s commercial tenant clients alongside the Project’s Staff Attorneys through the Commercial Lease Assistance (CLA) Program and the Project’s pro bono partners. The Microenterprise Project Staff Attorney will have an exciting opportunity to join a team of Staff Attorneys and work with the Project Director at the unique intersection of public interest, business and commercial real estate practice, outreach, advocacy, and policy to combat small business displacement in New York City.   The position will be temporarily remote but will transition to in-person when our office reopens in the fall. Local travel to meetings,...