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Other Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

AEquitas The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 22,2017

Posted on

Jul 28,2017

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Associate Attorney Advisor The candidate works closely with experienced prosecutors and other allied professionals committed to improving the quality of justice in sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and human trafficking cases. Will research the latest case law and legislation on issues related to the prosecution of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, and related crimes. Also provides technical assistance and case consultation to prosecutors and allied professionals; develops training materials and participates in training events; and synthesizes research and contributes to resources, training materials, and other legal publications. Reports directly to the Senior Associate Attorney Advisor. Responsibilities: Write, review, edit, and contribute to legal and non-legal publications and other documents, to include assisting other AEquitas Attorneys and staff with research and review, facilitating internal and external peer review, and reviewing print layout and online publication; Work with the other AEquitas Attorneys and staff to develop statutory compilations, oversee and support intern research for compilations, contribute to analysis and organization of information and facilitate provision of statutory compilations as technical assistance; Develop AEquitas’ external library of resources. In partnership with other AEquitas Attorneys and staff, collect and organize resources on an ongoing basis; Assist other AEquitas Attorneys and staff with preparing and facilitating trainings for international, national, state, and local multidisciplinary audiences by conducting and coordinating research of case law, legislation, policies, practices, and emerging issues; Develop, review, and edit PowerPoints, including live and web-based training materials and curricula; Work with AEquitas Attorneys and staff to conduct research for technical assistance requests and facilitate intern research for assistance; Work one-on-one with prosecutors and allied professionals to provide information and resources aimed at enhancing and refining their knowledge; Represent the organization at meetings and other events hosted by governmental and non-governmental entities; Work in partnership with a national network of prosecutors and other allied professionals; Contribute to the development of proposals for training events, grant solicitations, and other relevant projects; Cultivate and maintain relationships by conducting outreach to prosecutors and other allied professionals; Participate in the recruitment, hiring, and management of interns and mentor interns; Contribute to existing social media accounts for AEquitas (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.); Complete special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must possess J.D. and state bar eligibility required, membership of applicable state bar preferred. Substantive, specialized knowledge and experience in prosecution of gender-based violence cases and human trafficking. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as good judgment. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws. Ability to use a computer to draft documents, perform research, and communicate with staff and other individuals. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Proposal writing and grant management experience helpful.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
AEquitas The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women
1100 H Street NW,
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20005