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Director of Legal Services (Domestic Violence & Immigration Law)
Full Time (115,000- 129,000 - Salary)
New York, United States -
Description

Our client, a Westchester-based not-for-profit providing services to persons in need of legal representation in family law matters, immigration, domestic violence, and human trafficking; has an opportunity for a legal advocate team lead.


Responsibilities include:

Direct supervision of a team of attorneys, associate counsel, and legal advocates

Responsible for resource and legal program development

Develop and enhance relationships with corporate and pro-bono partners

Management of government contracts and private grants


Leadership Style:

A successful match for this position is someone with the capability to foster synergy within the legal department and across the organization

Collaborative and resourceful problem solver

Provide guidance and support while granting others the opportunity to broaden their practice of competency

Have an engaging and personable style of communication and presentation.


Qualifications:

J.D. Law Degree with admission to NY State Bar

Minimum of 10 years of legal supervision and leadership

Experience representing victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, immigrants/refugees, and other vulnerable populations

Strong written and oral communications

Computer savvy

Strong project management or coordination skills

Bilingual English / Spanish is a plus


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