Job Details

Attorney in Jackson, MS

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Company name

The Southern Poverty Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



USA Jackson, MS

Date Last Verified

Sep 25,2017

Posted on

Aug 14,2017

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Legal Fellowship The candidate will serve as an integral member of firm’s legal group. The responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: Conduct legal research and analysis and develop theories to support new litigation projects and advocacy campaigns; Draft legal memorandum, pleadings, affidavits, motions, and briefs; Interview witnesses and potential clients; Participate in discovery and trial practice; Attend meetings and/or conferences as needed. The candidate should be a recent law school graduates (including those who are currently completing a judicial clerkship) and will serve for a two-year period starting September 2018. J.D. or an expectation of receiving one by the Spring of 2018. Excellent research, writing, and verbal communication skills. A demonstrated ability to conduct complex legal analysis and fact-finding. The initiative to see projects through to completion and be self-starters. A demonstrated commitment to public interest law. Commitment to the mission and goals of the firm. Knowledge of and interest in one or more of our legal content areas. Federal clerkship experience preferred. Spanish Proficiency a plus.

Additional info

Req No.-2017-1152

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Southern Poverty Law Center
1989 College Ave NE,
Atlanta, GA 30317