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Civil Rights Attorney in Mesa, AZ

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Company name

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Civil Rights

Years of Experience

1-5 yrs required

Location

Mesa, AZ

Date Last Verified

May 18,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Civil Rights Attorney The candidate should have experience who will be expected to identify, strategize, and use creative legal and grassroots advocacy solutions to address systematic issues facing the American Muslim community. Manage a caseload of 60-80 intakes per year. Perform in-depth legal research. Legal writing including, but not limited to, drafting complaints, letters, and memos; and non-legal writing including drafting community advisories, issue briefings, and reports. Speak publicly on behalf of company at presentations and events. Communicate with outside parties such as attorneys, employers, law enforcement agents, administrative agencies, etc. Work to educate and empower diverse community members on their rights through community presentations and material distributions. Must have 1-5 years relevant experience, as well as law degree from an American Bar Association accredited school. Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or eligible to waive in. Familiarity, knowledge and experience working with the American Muslim community is needed.

Additional info

Send (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, (3) three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
1819 S. Dobson Rd.
Suite 109
Mesa, AZ 85202