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Staff Attorney-Public Benefits

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Public Interest

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Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Albuquerque, NM

Date Last Verified

Oct 10,2017

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Oct 09,2017
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney-Public Benefits The candidate will be assigned to Public Benefits Team to enhance work with low income New Mexicans to address hunger and secure fundamental fairness in the administration of the public safety net. Must have: Law degree and license; 3+ years of civil litigation experience; demonstrated intellectual or academic excellence; very strong research and writing skills; demonstrated persistence and capacity to lead; ability to problem-solve creatively; detail-oriented; commitment to economic and racial justice in alignment with the mission of the NM Center on Law & Poverty. Preferred: experience with advocacy seeking systemic fairness in the administration of government benefit programs or in related institutional contexts; experience working with diverse community groups and other allies; familiarity with poverty law; Spanish fluency.

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