Job Posting 4/6 – New York Lawyers for the Public Interest – EJ Staff Attorney

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is seeking applications for a Staff Attorney to work on issues of Environmental Justice and Community Development (EJ). Two to five years of relevant experience is required. Environmental and/or land use, civil rights experience is strongly preferred.

Applicants must have top litigation skills and sensitivity to issues of discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity. Excellent writing, analytic and public speaking skills are essential, as is the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Spanish or other second language is a strong plus.

Please send your application by e-mail to amatteis@nylpi.org or by post to:

Amanda Matteis
Attn: EJ Staff Attorney Position
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc.
151 West 30th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Applications must include a cover letter, a resume, a brief writing sample, and three references (including daytime telephone numbers). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted as soon as possible before the May 8, 2006 application deadline. The position will remain open until filled.

For more info, see

http://www.nylpi.org/jobs_fulltime_detail_25.html

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