Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Our Children's Trust

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2019

Valid Through

Jun 26,2019

Posted on

Feb 25,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Eugene, OR, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Works collaboratively with youth, staff, partner attorneys, legal scholars, law clerks, NGO partners, scientists, and others to carry out the above-described campaign to compel government action to effect systemic science-based climate recovery policies at all levels of government. Will develop, support and advance ongoing and new federal and state legal actions, primarily through legal and factual research and drafting memoranda, pleadings, motions, and briefs. Will also work on outreach, partner development, media and communication activities, and will supervise law clerks. Will be responsible for drafting and reviewing rules, legislation, and other policies that would implement a science-based national climate recovery plan, and coordinated state efforts. Will work closely with climate and energy policy strategist.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 3+ years' experience as a practicing attorney, including strong litigation and/or policy experience (exceptions may be made for exceptional candidates with other skill sets and demonstrated strong legal research and writing skills). Excellent writing, research, analytical, speaking, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Strong work ethic, attention to detail and time management skills, demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. A demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively. Knowledge of federal constitutional, environmental and/or administrative law, and a scientific background are ideal qualities. Experience drafting rules and regulations strongly preferred. Experience supervising staff or interns preferred.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Our Children's Trust
P.O. Box 5181
Eugene, OR 97405

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