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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will be reporting to the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney investigates and litigates impact civil rights cases on behalf of individuals with disabilities, including special education advocacy. Should have 2+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, including litigation experience that prepares the applicant to handle disability rights impact litigation. Non-litigation advocacy is also required, including working with volunteers and law clerks, community outreach and training, coalition building, writing and publishing reports, planning and participating in public meetings, legislative research and lobbying, and media interviews. Should have excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent project management skills, and a keen interest in DRLC’s mission. Must have Admission to California Bar. Knowledge of federal and state disability litigation, including special education, strongly preferred. Fluency in spoken and written Spanish, strongly preferred.
Send a cover letter; resume; writing sample; names of three references; and a list of major cases have worked on.
The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
919 S. Albany street
Los Angeles, CA 90015