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  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:46 AM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    ENTRY LEVEL POSITION (0‐3 years experience) 




    Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (Legal Services) seeks a 0‐3 year staff attorney for the Affordable Housing and Community Economic Development Unit (CED) with a commitment to and passion for the rights of the low income community. 

    The CED Unit assists eligible non‐profit corporations and community groups in creating and preserving affordable housing in Miami‐Dade County. In addition the CED Unit provides general corporate counsel to non‐profit corporations engaged in job creation, the development of community based development strategies, educational services to the low‐income youth, and social and economic justice in the low income communities of Miami‐Dade County.  

    Attorneys  in  this  unit  provide  counsel  in  the  areas  of  real  estate  development  including  pre‐development  coordination  and  title  and  loan  closings,  the  drafting  and  negotiation  of  contracts, affordable  housing  financing  (public  and  private),  regulatory  representation  and  negotiations  with governmental  authorities,  advice  and  counsel  with  regard  to  public  and  private  funding  for  capital projects, corporate, and tax advice, corporate formation, including incorporation, obtaining tax‐exempt status and organizational structuring. 

    The attorney will be responsible for his or her own caseload but will have ample supervision. Staff 

    Attorney Job description available at www.legalservicesmiami.org. 

    Applications will be accepted from admitted attorneys and recent graduates. Florida Bar license is a requirement.  Bilingual capability (Spanish or Haitian Creole) and previous experience with transactional legal work and a willingness to represent clients in real estate litigation including foreclosure defense and bankruptcy is preferred. Excellent benefits and salary. EOE. 

    Submit application consisting of cover letter detailing your interest in working at Legal Services, resume and writing sample via email to Papps@LSGMI.ORG. 

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:44 AM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Job Responsibilities:

    Insure the timely and accurate completion of residential modification loan and other government homeowner assistance applications; interviewing clients in person and over the phone; working on legal files as directed by attorneys.

    Required Skills:

    • Minimum 2 years residential real estate documentation experience or Associate’s degree

    • Strong mortgage modification processing or paralegal experience a plus

    • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be highly motivated

    • Must have good interpersonal skills

    • Must be well organized and a self-starter

    • Must be able to multi-task and work well under tight time constraints with high volume

    • Spanish or Haitian Creole fluency preferred

    Excellent benefits and salary. EOE. All applications consisting of resumes, cover letters detailing your interest in working at Legal Services must be submitted via email to Papps@LSGMI.ORG.

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