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Litigation - General Attorney in Alexandria, LA

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Company name

Institute for Free Speech

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Alexandria, LA

Posted on

Mar 21,2018

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Profile

Attorney The candidate as directed by the Legal Director, serve as counsel responsible for all stages of litigation, including: research; discovery; writing correspondence; writing complaints, memoranda, and briefs; motion practice; and court appearances. Work directly with local counsel and clients. Assist in writing advocacy materials, including legal backgrounders, blog posts, and opinion articles. Write or assist with writing legal analysis of legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. Should have proven ability to litigate cases independently. Would prefer 4-6 years of active litigation experience, with an emphasis on discovery and motion practice before the federal district courts. A federal clerkship may substitute for 1 year of experience. Additional litigation experience is a significant plus. Membership in good standing of a state bar, and eligibility for admission to the bar of the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is needed. Must have strong verbal and interpersonal skills, exceptional writing ability, and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Additional info

Send: Résumé; Cover letter detailing interest in this position, the mission of the organization, and salary requirements; Names and contact information of at least three professional references able to speak to the applicant’s litigation experience.;

Company info

Claire Kittle Dixon
Executive Director
Institute for Free Speech
124 West Street S.,
Suite 201
Alexandria, LA 22314