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STAFF ATTORNEY

Full Time
Mid-Level

Job Category:

Other

Location:

Job Sector:

Other

White Plains, New York

Pro Bono Partnership provides free business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Substantially leveraging the impact of its in-house legal staff, the Partnership annually recruits and mobilizes hundreds of attorneys from major corporations and law firms to donate their time and expertise on behalf of its nonprofit clients, enhancing their ability to improve conditions in their communities. More information about Pro Bono Partnership can be found at www.probonopartner.org.

Pro Bono Partnership seeks a staff attorney to work in its White Plains, NY office. This is a full-time position; Pro Bono Partnership would consider a part-time role for the appropriate candidate.

This individual will work under the supervision of the New York Program Director and serve nonprofits throughout suburban New York and Long Island.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Represent and advise nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of legal matters;
  • Support and oversee matters placed with volunteer attorneys;
  • Screen potential nonprofit clients for eligibility, and to identify their business legal needs;
  • Assist with client outreach activities and help to create strategic alliances in the nonprofit community;
  • Assist with volunteer outreach efforts as needed;
  • Assist with the creation of client alerts and publications on legal topics relevant to the nonprofit sector;
  • Design and teach seminars on legal issues for nonprofits and volunteer attorneys;
  • Assist with program administration; and
  • Perform other duties as directed by the New York Program Director.

This is a unique opportunity to join a dedicated, collaborative, and fun team delivering valuable services to the nonprofit sector.

Qualifications for this Position: Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in corporate law, nonprofit law, employment law, or other business law discipline(s). Enthusiasm, initiative, and commitment to pro bono work and the nonprofit sector are required. Candidates must be admitted to practice in New York. Prior experience in nonprofit management, pro bono management, or service on a nonprofit board are plusses. This position requires occasional day travel within lower New York State and Long Island.

Salary and Benefits: $65-70K, depending on experience, for a full time position. Excellent benefits include medical, dental and voluntary benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays, sick and personal days, and 403b plan.

To Apply: Please send your resume and a thoughtful cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Applications may be submitted via email to employment@probonopartner.org with “Staff Attorney Search” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Pro Bono Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.

Pro Bono Partnership