The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks an attorney experienced in Social Security advocacy to represent clients with mental illness in their claims for Social Security disability benefits and to assist with supervision of our disability advocacy practice attorneys and advocates.
CDP is seeking law students for legal internships as they become available. Legal Interns will work in any/all of the legal practice areas within CDP, including:
Housing & Tenants’ Rights: In partnership with tenant-organizing groups, we represent groups of tenants in lawsuits seeking relief from illegal evictions, harassment, failure to make repairs, lack of heat and hot water, lead paint and illegal rent overcharges.
Workers’ Rights: We represent low-wage workers from workers’ centers against employers for failure to pay minimum wage and overtime, tip-stealing, labor trafficking, unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and other violations of the labor laws. We also collaborate with community groups to provide legal support to employees involved in a variety of labor-related organizing efforts. We also provide direct immigration representation in the context of worker organizing, focusing on workplace U and T visas for low-wage workers.
Capacity-Building for Community Non-Profits and Worker Cooperatives: We advise grassroots organizations in a variety of areas, including incorporation and tax exemption; compliance with non-profit, employment and tax laws; and real estate and lease issues.
Consumer Justice: We support community-based organizations whose members and constituents are experiencing extraordinary debt collection abuse, and represent low-income consumers on matters such as identity theft and unlawful debt collection practices.
The Domestic Violence Project at the Urban Justice Center seeks a highly motivated individual to fill DVP's Hotline Volunteer. The applicant should demonstrate a commitment and interest in non-profit work and helpings survivors of domestic violence receive access and guidance towards beneficial legal and clinical services.
UJC seeks an individual to join our growing fiscal management team.