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Legal Counsel

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Organization Type

Public Interest

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Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Sep 23, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Lansdowne, VA, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Counsel
Duties: Developing strategy, arguments and testimony for use in public advocacy, legislative support, and litigation; producing work on assigned litigation tasks for cases in the trial and appellate stages; interacting with media regarding current cases and issues; developing relationships for client development and advocacy goals; working with communications and development teams on public advocacy. Collaborate with the team to strategically assess, develop, and initiate legal advocacy that advances the objectives. Develop new cases and advocacy projects and identify and assist prospective clients and witnesses. Litigate complex cases at appellate and trial court levels including preparing research, strategy, pleadings, briefs, and related documents; engaging in discovery and motion practice; and participating in evidentiary hearings, trials, and oral argument. Undertake immediate legal action in urgent circumstances. Assist in analyzing legislation for potential litigation. Serve as a resource for legislative and policy work that is aligned with objectives and provide legislative testimony and analysis upon request. Engage in public speaking that will advance goals. Interview prospective and current clients and witnesses. Provide legal advice for individuals, businesses, and organizations. Network and develop relationships with allied attorneys, and/or potential allied attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree, licensed to practice law in relevant jurisdiction. 5+ years of trial experience. Demonstrated proficiency in: Excellent organizational skills. Excellent analytical and research and writing skills. Excellent public speaking skills. Strong attention to detail and proven project management skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Westlaw software. Ability to: Work, self-motivate, and motivate others and collaborate within a team. Prioritize and achieve strict deadlines under pressure. Professionally handle confidential information.

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Alliance Defending Freedom
15100 N. 90th Street
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