Job Details

Contract Law Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Polaris Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Contract Law

Salary

$18 - 21/hour

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Sep 20,2017

Posted on

Jul 26,2017


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Profile

Legal Research (Contract) Responsibilities : The candidate will be expected to produce weekly research reports for prioritized jurisdictions and ongoing long-term research into areas that can include decriminalization, survivor empowerment, targeting electronic media that supports organized criminal networks and/or trafficking. Encouraged to propose potential long-term research projects that would benefit the program.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, an accredited law school; Must demonstrate initiative, strong research and writing skills, a commitment to accuracy, and the ability to work on multiple tasks, often on a time-sensitive basis; Comfortable identifying and prioritizing policies, laws, and practices for real world applications; Ability to apply strategic decision making to analysis and communication. Experience or familiarity with LexisLibrary, LexLaw, WestLaw or other legal databases; Knowledge, exposure, and comfort working on issues related to human trafficking, gender rights, and/or survivor rights. Survivors of human trafficking encouraged to apply; Subject to a criminal background check.

Additional info

Please send a cover letter that includes required compensation. Term: September 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Will work not more than 20 hours/week.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Polaris Project
P.O. Box 53315
Washington, DC 20009