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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
ProfileSupervising Attorney - Victim Advocacy Program
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a Law degree and licensed to practice law in Wisconsin or ability to become licensed within six months. 5+ years of experience working as an attorney. Demonstrated competency and ability to work with diverse populations. Litigation experience. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills including email, word processing, and use of the internet. Statewide travel required. Experience in supervising or assisting attorneys and non-attorney advocates preferred. Experience in providing advocacy and/or support to survivors of crime and/or people with disabilities or mental illness. Fluency or strong proficiency in American Sign Language, Hmong, or Spanish. Knowledge and skill in areas of law directly relevant to this project (victim’s rights, family law, civil rights, special education) and people with disabilities or mental illness. Skill in organizing and presenting training programs and material. Demonstrate ability to assess specific issues, identify relevant facts, conduct research, and provide advice to Advocacy Specialists regarding development of VAP cases.
Disability Rights Wisconsin
6737 W. Washington St.
Milwaukee, WI 53214