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Law Student - Public Interest in Portland, OR **

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Company name

Center for Biological Diversity

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Apr 05,2018

Posted on

Nov 22,2017

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Law Clerk - Summer 2018 The candidate will work with attorneys in the Center's Endangered Species or Environmental Health program on cutting-edge litigation to protect imperiled species and their habitat. Will assist attorneys with ongoing litigation, including brief-writing, discovery, preparation of memos, legal research and cite-checking, as well as helping investigate new cases, drafting comments to administrative agencies, conducting field work, and coalition building. Strong legal research and writing skills are required, as are a sense of humor and the ability to think creatively and communicate effectively. Should be in law school working toward a J.D. or other graduate degree. A background in environmental studies, biology and/or related fields is preferred, as is a demonstrated commitment to the preservation of biodiversity. Deadline: 30-Apr-2018

Additional info

send a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample (no more than 10 pp.) and list of three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Biological Diversity
P.O. Box 11374
Portland, OR 97211-0374