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Litigation - Appellate Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Appellate

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Staff Attorney Duties: Work alongside other staff on Center’s public advocacy, research, and litigation initiatives. May include legal and policy analysis and counseling; legislative drafting at federal, state, and local levels; administrative and legislative advocacy; litigation and legislation tracking; public education and scholarship; and litigation in trial and appellate courts. Will vary according to project deadlines and the fast-moving pace of Center’s work, but as a general rule the staff attorney will split time evenly between legislative and litigation activities.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate should have JD Degree with 3+ years of legal experience; demonstrate excellent legal research, writing and analytical skills; and possess a commitment to work in the public interest and reduce gun violence. Relevant past experience and a particular interest in gun violence prevention will also be valued. Recent judicial clerks are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 03/31/2018

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence
PO Box 51196
Washington, DC 20091