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Associate Attorney

Company name

Sierra Club

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Max 3 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 16,2017

Posted on

Sep 15,2017
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate Attorney The candidate will evaluate proposed environmental litigation so that national volunteer and staff leadership can decide whether the Sierra Club should participate in a lawsuit. Will oversees and administers ongoing Club litigation so that Club can maintain overview of its litigation docket; helps resolve problems that arise in individual lawsuits. Willl serves as a legal resource for local chapters and other volunteer entities. Will assist litigating key Sierra Club lawsuits under the supervision and mentorship of senior and staff attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Law school graduate by September 2018 admitted to or willing to apply for admission to the California bar. Should have 0–3 years of post-law school graduation experience. Should have excellent writing and analytical skills. Should have strong interpersonal and consensus‑building skills. Should have a commitment to working collaboratively to advance equity, inclusion, and justice. Should have knowledge of environmental law and passion for the Sierra Club’s mission to enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.

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