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Legal Counsel

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Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Scottsdale, AZ

Date Last Verified

Oct 13,2017

Posted on

Oct 12,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Legal Counsel The candidate will undertake complex litigation from initiation of the action through appellate advocacy with a high degree of professional discretion and with limited oversight by senior attorneys. Will file and litigate 42 U.S.C. § 1983 civil rights actions and similar state law actions through appellate and in some instances, the Supreme Court levels.You will draft legal documents, advise clients as to legal rights, engage in public advocacy such as speaking, blogging, and appearing in all forms of media. In addition, oversee administrative and paralegal support functions as well as support and mentor less experienced attorneys. Conduct legal research. Interview prospective and current clients and witnesses. Conduct appropriate discovery in all forms. Represent clients in court and/or before quasi-judicial or administrative government agencies. interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and organizations. Confer with colleagues to establish and verify basis for legal advocacy. Present clients’ and ADF positions to the media. Advise allied attorneys on legal issues within areas of competence. Network and develop relationships with allied attorneys, and/or potential allied attorneys. Cooperate with Development team, including speaking engagements and other events. Train junior attorneys. perform quality control via review and editing of trainee’s drafts. in-house workshop, and one-on-one mentoring. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor(s).

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. Degree and 4+ years of litigation experience. Strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills is required. Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, and Westlaw. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written is required. Excellent problem solving skills is required. Must have proven customer service and excellent interpersonal skills.

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