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Attorney Civil Program

Company name

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 04,2019

Valid Through

Jan 17,2020

Posted on

Feb 19,2019

Location

Alpine, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Attorney - Civil Program
The candidate will specialize in one or more of the 40-plus practice area teams addressing important issues such as civil rights, criminal defense, denial of the ability to vote, defense of border wall acquisition, disaster assistance, environmental justice, housing rights, family violence, consumer rights, farm labor, international child abduction, access to benefits, sexual assault, LGBTQ issues, and employment discrimination. Must be licensed to practice law in Texas, able to waive into the Texas bar, or willing to take the next available bar exam. (Exceptions include attorneys working for our migrant farmworker program, or primarily in immigration may be licensed in another state.). Should preferably have demonstrated an interest in providing justice to those who need it most, have strong academic credentials, are functionally fluent in Spanish, and want to live and work where the greatest need is in the TRLA service area (i.e., not Austin or San Antonio).

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Hiring Coordinator
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
114 N. 6th
Alpine, TX 79830