Job Listing: Attorney Referral Counselor (PART TIME- Monday - Friday -12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

POSITION: Attorney Referral Counselor (Part Time - Monday - Friday 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

  • Respond to high volume of calls and emails from the general public.
  • Triage legal issues and direct clients to participating lawyers and other legal resources.
  • Provide basic legal information to the public.
  • Other duties, including legal research, public relations, marketing and public outreach, as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Admitted to practice law in New York State.
  • Experience in clinical environment, legal services, government or private law offices, and knowledge of civil law (e.g., negligence, landlord/tenant or matrimonial) and general legal procedures, preferred.
  • Excellent phone manner, customer service and communication skills.
  • Experience managing difficult people in person or on the phone preferred.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish required.
  • Basic PC skills, including Microsoft Office.

If interested and qualified, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department

The New York City Bar Association

42 West 44th Street

New York, NY 10036

Fax (212) 382-6769

e-mail: humanresources@nycbar.org