Job Details

Temp Contract Attorney

Company name

Root & Rebound

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 11, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 24, 2020

Posted on

Apr 02, 2019


USD 27 Hourly


Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time


Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Temp Contract Attorney
The candidate will be responsible to provide Research and Writing Support for a Cutting Edge National Reentry Legal Guide. Researching legal issues that affect people in reentry from federal facilities, using the “Roadmap to Reentry” and other published guides as primary sources of information, particularly on navigating federal probation/parole/supervision. Conducting new research on the provisions of the First Step Act and other topics as needed. Distilling and explaining complex legal information and concepts in everyday written language accessible to 5th-8th grade reading levels. Adapting relevant federal content from the “Roadmap to Reentry” and other published guides, along with new research, for the federal reentry written resources (on topics such as getting Identification, housing, employment, finance, transportation, mental health and substance use counseling, and other subjects). Supporting with communication, partnership development and stakeholder engagement. Frequent communication with R&R supervisors. Must have J.D.

Additional info

Note: This is a 8 - 16 week contract job. Please send a resume, cover letter, short sample of legal writing (4 pages max.), and at least two references with contact information.

Company info

Sonja Tonnesen
Deputy Director
Root & Rebound
1730 Franklin Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612