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Litigation - General Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Senior Staff Attorney The candidate will be reporting to the Managing Attorney, the Senior Staff Attorney investigates and litigates impact civil rights cases on behalf of individuals with disabilities, including special education advocacy. Must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, including litigation experience that prepares the applicant to handle disability rights impact litigation. cases and investigations. Non-litigation advocacy is aso required, including working with volunteers & law clerks, community outreach and training, coalition building, writing & publishing reports, planning and participating in public meetings, legislative research and lobbying, and media interviews. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent project management skills, and a keen interest in firm’s mission. Must have Admission to California Bar; Superb legal research, writing and analytical skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Knowledge of federal and state disability litigation, including special education; Experience working directly with clients; Excellent management and organizational skills. Fluency in spoken and written Spanish is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Send Application, a cover letter that addresses goals and interest in this position; resume; writing sample; names of three references; and a list of major cases

Company info

Norma Montano
The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
919 S. Albany street
Los Angeles, CA 90015