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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
ProfileIMPACT LITIGATION AND ADVOCACY ATTORNEY The candidate will develop, lead, and supervise complex civil rights litigation in federal and state court to challenge the full range of injustices facing clients of Still She Rises. Will identify possible litigation, investigate and develop factual and legal claims, prepare pleadings, motions, and briefs, conduct discovery, present oral arguments, and handle trials and appeals. Collaborate with other advocates at Still She Rises to develop and coordinate advocacy goals and litigation strategies. Assist in creating multi-faceted advocacy campaigns integrating litigation, organizing, public education, policy advocacy, and strategic communications. Draft amicus briefs on behalf of Still She Rises in Oklahoma state and federal courts. Represent Still She Rises in the media, at conferences, and at other venues. Develop and maintain relationships with community partners, coalition members, and legal allies. Assist colleagues in developing skills in impact litigation and interdisciplinary strategic advocacy.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have JD Degree. Should have Bar Membership. Should have 5-10 years of federal civil litigation experience. Must be demonstrated commitment to the mission, purpose, and values of Still She Rises. Excellent legal research, writing, analytic, and oral advocacy skills. Case management experience with an interest in, and commitment to, professional development, training and support of attorneys, and legal interns. A demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic advocacy and litigation as part of a creative response to civil rights violations affecting clients of Still She Rises.
Deadline: October 15, 2017.