Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Disability Rights Advocates

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 29,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney The candidate will ensure professional development and provide an opportunity to work on cutting edge civil rights class cases nationwide. Will work on class action impact litigation for disability rights is truly meaningful, as cases make an immeasurable difference in the lives of persons with disabilities throughout the nation. Must be active members of the California Bar for the California position or New York Bar for the New York position, in good standing. Should have 3-5 years of experience of litigation experience and outstanding academic and professional credentials to work in either its New York or California office. Must have litigation experience that includes: drafting and responding to written discovery, taking and defending depositions, researching legal issues and writing motions, and negotiating and overseeing settlements. Extensive disability law experience, though some connection to disability is preferred.

Additional info

Send a resume, cover letter, three references, and a writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Disability Rights Advocates
40 Worth Street
Tenth Floor
New York City, NY 10013

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