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Senior Counsel

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Sep 24, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Lansdowne, VA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Counsel
Responsibilities: Litigate complex cases at appellate and trial levels. Undertake immediate legal action in urgent circumstances Exercise initiative as a senior attorney to investigate potential cases Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Supervise individual attorneys and team attorneys who are litigating federal and state civil rights cases. Review and edit substantive briefs. Participate in moot courts for appellate and trial cases. Train and mentor midlevel and junior attorneys in all phases of state and federal litigation. Maintain superior quality of all legal papers via review and editing; conduct advanced legal research on novel issues of law. Interview clients and witnesses. Prepare and file legal briefs. Develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in preparation for presentation of case. Provide legal advice regarding laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses. Cooperate with Development team by accepting various opportunities to communicate legal operations to ministry friends. Network and develop relationships with allied attorneys, and/or potential allied attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; JD Degree, licensed to practice law in relevant jurisdiction. 10+ years of experience strongly preferred. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, and Westlaw software. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent analytical skills. Strong attention to detail and proven project management skills. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to: Work, motivate, and initiate within a team. Prioritize and achieve deadline goals. Professionally handle confidential information.

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Alliance Defending Freedom
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