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ProfileStaff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree with litigation experience or a judicial clerkship. A strong understanding of, and demonstrated commitment to, civil rights and civil liberties. Exceptional skills in legal research, writing and analysis. Must be a member of the State Bar of Michigan, pass the next bar examination, or waive in from any state where have practiced for three of the past 5 years. Substantive knowledge and understanding of constitutional law and civil liberties issues. Demonstrated ability to litigate independently, jointly and under pressure. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both legal and non-legal audiences. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on a variety of projects with lawyers, other staff members, and with community organizations and coalitions. A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, and record of arrest or conviction. Experience working with vulnerable or impacted communities, including but not limited to immigrants, incarcerated people, or indigent populations. Creative, result-oriented, self-starting, willing to learn, and able to manage an aggressive schedule, working beyond 9 to 5 as needed. Willingness to travel across the state for litigation, local lawyers committee meetings and speaking engagements. Proficiency with computers, particularly Windows, Microsoft Office, and Westlaw.
Send detailed letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and contact information for 3 references.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Michigan
2966 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201