Job Details

Senior Counsel Center for Professional Responsibility

Company name

American Bar Association (ABA)

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 10, 2020

Valid Through

May 25, 2020

Posted on

Dec 19, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Senior Counsel Center for Professional Responsibility
The candidate will provide legal expertise and policy guidance to governance and entities in developing, interpreting, and implementing the nation’s legal policy governing the regulation of the legal profession and the judiciary. Provides legal expertise, conducts legal research and provides critical legal analysis to the state and federal judiciaries and regulatory entities, and to state, federal and international government agencies and organizations regarding the interpretation and implementation of the Association’s legal policies governing the legal profession and the judiciary. Develops substantive legal resources to ensure and enhance the Association’s continued status as the preeminent legal authority in legal and judicial ethics, professional responsibility law and professional regulation. Provides legal expertise and analysis to lawyers, judges, the public and media in response to voluminous inquiries through scholarly publications, periodicals, reports, consultations, and legal research services. Management duties include: oversee unit legal policy, projects, program planning and execution; execute fiscal responsibilities; lead strategic planning in the legal discipline; and hire, supervise and train legal and professional staff and consultants. Serves as legal counsel and provides legal policy guidance to an entity in the field of professional responsibility.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and an active license. Well-developed and demonstrated skills in supervising professionals, editing on a peer basis, and interacting with leaders of the profession inside and outside the Firm are also necessary. Should have 10+ years of significant professional legal experience with 5+ years of experience in legal policy development and advocacy for an organizational entity involved in professional regulation and professional responsibility law. Superior analytical, communications, research, writing and editing skills are essential.

Additional info

Req #378.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Bar Association (ABA)
750 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

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