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Careers


CHLP is always interested in receiving resumes of people interested in attorney or advocate positions. Attorneys provide direct legal representation of low-income clients with disabilities in such civil matters as Social Security, Welfare, landlord-tenant disputes, debt collection, family law, and barrier-free accessibility. Advocates provide representation of clients before administrative tribunals (for example, at Social Security hearings).  Resumes can be sent to chlpinfo@chlp.org.

When a specific opening arises, it will be posted here.

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Managing Attorney

The Community Health Law Project seeks applications for position of Managing Attorney for its Union/Hudson regional office.  The position is the supervisor of a regional office and is directly responsible for the operations of said office.  Learn More HERE.

 

 

Housing Justice Fellowship Position Opening

 

As part of a comprehensive Housing Justice Program funded by the New Jersey legislature in response to the global pandemic, Rutgers Law School and the Community Health Law Project (“CHLP”) seek a Housing Justice Fellow for the South Jersey office of CHLP which is located in Collingswood, New Jersey. Applicants should have a demonstrated passion for social justice and should be eager to learn more about housing justice law. The Fellowship is intended to promote housing stability for low-income individuals with disabilities in housing matters throughout the southern counties in New Jersey, and will include representation and assistance related to evictions based on nonpayment of rent and/or other causes of action; illegal lockouts; habitability and rent control violations; reasonable accommodation requests; federally subsidized housing issues; ejectments; and housing issues with the Work First New Jersey Emergency Assistance program. The Fellowship is a one-year position but has the potential for a second-year renewal dependent on funding.  Learn More HERE.

 

Internships


The Community Health Law Project is always looking for law students who are interested in a legal internship in one of our offices.  Interns in our Regional Offices will assist staff attorneys in providing legal representation to clients on Social Security, public entitlements, housing, family, and other civil matters.  In our Administration Office (South Orange), interns research and write on civil rights and other disability-related issues.

Every year we also hire a law or graduate student to work as a public policy intern. Public policy interns research and write on matters of public policy that affect our clients, e.g., welfare regulations, proposed changes in the Medicaid program, psychiatric institution lien law reform.

Candidates can call 973-275-1175 for more information.

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