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Litigation - General Attorney in Chappaqua, NY

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Company name

A Better Childhood

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Chappaqua, NY

Posted on

Apr 16,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate responsibilities include to: Senior attorney — Supervision of staff attorneys, work with Executive Director to develop appropriate cases, help develop legal theories, play a major role in the litigation; Staff attorneys — Work on legal research and the development of legal theories; Research specific areas of child welfare practice and law to identify the areas in which litigation-based reform is necessary; Work on developing and implementing intensive, fact-based litigation, and in monitoring court-ordered reforms; Analyze and compile child welfare data and initiate and remain in contact with stake holders in specific geographic regions throughout the country, in consultation with the Executive Director.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be Graduate from ABA-accredited law school. Admission to the bar in any jurisdiction is needed. Should have 10 years experience in federal court litigation; Attorneys should have 3 years litigation experience and excellent writing skills. Knowledge of child welfare systems is desirable.
Senior attorney 10 years of federal court litigation experience for senior attorney applicants.
Staff attorneys 3 years of litigation experience for staff attorney applicants.
J.D. is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
A Better Childhood
A Better Childhood
1095 Hardscrabble Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514