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Litigation - General Attorney in Chappaqua, NY

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Company name

A Better Childhood

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Chappaqua, NY

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

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Attorney - Child Welfare Reform Litigation The candidate will establish a concrete body of law to improve child welfare systems for both children in foster care and for those children under court supervision for abuse and neglect. Will expand on our current work, investigate failing child welfare systems, develop relationships with local communities, enlist private law firms, and bring suits that will establish the rights of children to receive necessary, appropriate and legally-required services. Work will be major, multi-year litigation involving important legal and public policy issues. ABC is opening a New York office to handle this ground-breaking work. Conduct legal research, develop legal theories, learn the details of particular systems under scrutiny, and help shape the litigation to address the problems in those systems. Admission to the Bar in any jurisdiction is needed. Should have 2+ years of litigation or other legal experience. JD degree is needed. Excellent research, writing and organizational skill is needed. Demonstrated interest in public interest work is essential.

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Send resume, writing sample, and cover letter. No phone calls please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
A Better Childhood
A Better Childhood
1095 Hardscrabble Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514