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Senior Technical Advisor

Company name

American Bar Association (ABA)

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Date Last Verified

Mar 25, 2020

Valid Through

Jul 08, 2020

Posted on

Jul 01, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Technical Advisor
The candidate will be responsible for providing programmatic, technical advice, counsel, and support to the international field offices and the DC staff in one of firm’s substantive reform areas, e.g., criminal law reform, access to justice, women’s rights, etc. Responsible for the development, oversight, and management of special projects related to a particular substantive area. Serves as a subject matter expert and advisor/resource for DC and field staff, particularly for program and proposal development. Develops and assists in the coordination and management of US and field-based special events and regional workshops. Directs efforts to investigate and pursue program development/expansion opportunities and coordinates the development and maintenance of relationships with U.S.-based funders/partners. Assists in the development and maintenance of funder/partner relationships in the field. Supports the regional divisions in the identification, recruitment, and orientation of individuals to be posted in DC or in the field to relevant positions. Provides subject matter expertise as a speaker/presenter at international conferences/symposia, authors academic articles, pursues leadership roles in appropriate boards and committees, and participates in the international efforts to develop standards on rule of law reform. Manages relevant substantive practice group. Prepares U.S. and field-based assessments of draft law, concept papers, and research. Coordinates the implementation and management of relevant assessment tools and methodologies. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school or recognized foreign law school, or possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. At least ten(10) years’ experience in one or more thematic areas. At least eight(8) years’ experience in international development.

Additional info

Requisite no: 217

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Bar Association (ABA)
10th Floor
740 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-1009

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