Job Details

Temporary/contract Attorney

Company name

Root & Rebound

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2019

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

May 12,2018


USD 25 Hourly


Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time


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Temporary/Contract Attorney
The candidate will be researching legal issues that affect people in reentry & composing follow up letters to hotline callers/people who write to us for legal information, using the “Roadmap to Reentry” as primary source of information & conducting new research as needed. Distilling and explaining complex legal information and concepts in everyday language accessible to most reading levels. Assisting with other legal programmatic work (trainings, toolkits, educational material) as needed. Frequent communication with firm’s supervisors.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree. Must have excellent research and writing skills. Ability to synthesize complex legal information and distill into lay terms. Strong attention to detail required. Outstanding organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable asking questions. Ability to meet research and publication deadlines, and communicate progress frequently.
Duration: 3-4 Months.

Additional info

Submit resume, cover letter, short sample of legal writing (4 pages max.), and at least two references with contact information.

Company info

Sonja Tonnesen
Deputy Director
Root & Rebound
1730 Franklin Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612

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