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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
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Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: An attorney with 3-7 years of federal or state court litigation experience for this position but will consider all applicants with approximately that level of experience, strong advocacy, and litigation skills, and with a demonstrated commitment to civil and human rights, immigrants’ rights, and/or racial justice. Excellent research, writing, analytic, and speaking skills. Ability to develop and litigate impact cases. Ability to work in diverse coalitions and develop advocacy campaigns. Ability to participate in, create, and sustain inclusive and engaging spaces for all. Ability to lead projects, build strong relationships, and work well in collaboration with others. A deep commitment to the cause of civil liberties and civil rights. Willingness to work occasional weekend and evening hours, as needed. Extremely strong project and time management skills, including a high level of organization, attention to detail and follow-through, while balancing and prioritizing multiple activities and responsibilities. Willingness to travel within Southern California as well as occasionally to other parts of the state. Admitted to practice law in the state of California or willing to promptly take the California bar exam. Desired Experience in immigrants’ rights, policing, and/or criminal justice issues. People personally impacted by the immigration or criminal justice systems are encouraged to apply for this position. Familiarity with or experience working on social justice issues in Southern California and organizations working in those areas. Familiarity with Kern County or the Central Valley. A demonstrated commitment to and track record of doing intersectional advocacy, using multiple and creative strategies to achieve a particular goal. Spanish language fluency.
ACLU Foundation of Southern California.
1313 West Eighth St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017