Job Details

Post-graduate Legal Fellows **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Dec 08, 2020

Location

Greenville, SC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Post-Graduate Legal Fellows
Duties: Education — via the development of reentry guides and toolkits, online and community-based legal trainings and workshops, and in-custody reentry legal education. Advocacy — via the Reentry Legal Hotline, community clinics, and expansion of direct services. Reform — via policy advocacy, systems reform work, and high-impact litigation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Desire to work with people returning to the community from prison and jail & on reentry/ criminal justice issues in a dynamic legal environment. Demonstrated interest in improving the lives of disenfranchised people and communities. Strong research and writing skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Strong attention to detail and meticulous follow-up. Strong work ethic, positive attitude, sound judgment, and good sense of humor. Humility and flexibility, and a commitment to teamwork. Eagerness to take initiative, solve intricate problems, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize and organize in a deadline-driven environment. A high level of dependability and the ability to maintain a consistent schedule. Ability to comfortably and appropriately communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders including currently and formerly incarcerated individuals, their family members, staff, community partners, board members, and others. Bilingual/multilingual speakers preferred.
Term: 1-2 years
Deadline: August 15

Additional info

Send Cover letter, Resume, 3 references with names, their professional relationship to you, and contact information; and Writing sample (up to 4 pages).

Company info

Sonja Tonnesen
Deputy Director
Root & Rebound
1730 Franklin Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612

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