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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileCriminal Justice Staff Attorney
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications : The candidate should have Juris Doctor Degree and admission to at least one state bar required. Have 3 + years’ experience in litigation, legislative drafting and public policy advocacy. Have Legal and policy knowledge of multiple core DPA advocacy issues, with particular expertise in criminal justice reform. Have excellent legislative drafting skills, ability to analyze complex legislation and regulations. Working knowledge of state and federal legislative processes. Familiarity with local, state, and federal laws relating to drug policy. Have excellent writing, research, and oral advocacy skills. A demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to the issues DPA addresses. Ability to be detail-oriented, work under pressure, and meet deadlines. Have ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, creativity, and curiosity. Excellent computer skills (including familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Submit resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample. No phone calls, please.
Drug Policy Alliance
1330 Broadway Suite 1426
Oakland, CA 94612