Nonprofit Legal Services

Unity House of Troy, Inc., a non-profit multi service agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of people in need seeks an Attorney with exceptional interpersonal skills and a demonstrated commitment to social justice. We are looking for a professional with a human services background and experience with family/matrimonial law and other civil legal matters.  This position will concentrate on providing trauma focused, holistic legal services to victims of domestic violence and low-income residents of Rensselaer County.   

Please make sure: You have been admitted to practice law in New York State and have a minimum of two years of family/matrimonial litigation experience.  Other requirements include exceptional organizational and analytical skills, ability to handle multiple matters under pressure and deadlines, strong written and verbal communication skills and commitment to public service.   Must have reliable transportation and a current New York State Driver License with an acceptable driving record as determined by our company's liability insurance policy.

You may be eligible for: Generous time off, holidays, medical/dental/vision, 403b after two years, 50% reduction in childcare tuition at A Child's Place, gym and cell phone discounts and of course a sense of working for an agency that cares about their employees.

Unity House is a Rensselaer County-based human service agency that provides a wide range of services to meet the otherwise unmet needs of people in our community who are hurting and struggling. We assist those who are living in poverty, adults living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with developmental delays. We work to achieve social justice in our community and to create a better understanding of those we serve. 

As An Equal Opportunity Employer, we commit ourselves to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, age, sex, creed, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics , national origin, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, military status, pregnancy related condition, arrest and/or criminal conviction record, or any other category protected by law, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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