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We achieve our successes through a combination of direct legal representation and high impact litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, and by providing training and technical assistance to other advocates who are working towards the same goals.
Empire Justice Center offers a generous benefit package, including health insurance, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick time. We are an organization that supports and encourages a work/life balance. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the organization’s salary scale. Empire Justice Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who desires a diverse workforce. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, individuals who are elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply.
The LGBTQ Rights Attorney will develop, manage, and supervise Empire Justice Center’s systemic and impact litigation on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; provide individual representation to LGBTQ clients in need of legal assistance maintaining an on-going caseload; develop strategies for advocacy using a variety of systems change tools and community partnerships; and provide legal education opportunities for the legal services community and policy advocates on issues impacting, and solutions beneficial to, the LGBTQ communities through CLE presentations, clinics, and panel discussions.
The Empire Justice Center will be hosting up to four pro bono scholars beginning just after the February 2019 bar examination. The positions available are in our Long Island, White Plains and Albany office. Click the button below to learn more about the opportunities available at each office.
As a member of Empire Justice Center's leadership team, the Chief Litigation Officer will lead the legal work of Empire Justice and provide information, technical assistance, supervision, training and support to staff on litigation and serve as a resource in overseeing and managing ongoing relationships and capacity related to litigation and legal assistance.