Main Areas of Responsibility:
The Staff Attorneys will handle issues for eligible clients such as eviction prevention, eviction diversion, habitability, reasonable accommodations, subsidized housing, Low Income Housing Tax Credit housing, and other housing related work. The clients will be from all over New Mexico and there will be an emphasis on rural areas.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
The work will include advising clients and helping them prepare paperwork; representing clients in court and in administrative proceedings; conducting community education and outreach to eligible clients and community organizations; and recruiting and collaborating with pro bono attorneys
Two years’ experience as a licensed attorney preferred. Admission to practice in New Mexico required. Must be willing and able to travel. Must be able to effectively use computer technology and remote communications systems, including shared on-line workspaces and web meeting and videoconferencing software, to effectively collaborate and co-counsel with staff located in multiple offices.