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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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Staff Attorney The candidate will report to the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney investigates and litigates impact civil rights cases on behalf of individuals with disabilities, including special education advocacy. Non-litigation advocacy is required, including assisting with the management of firmâ€™s clinical program at University of LaVerne College of Law, community outreach and training, coalition building, writing and publishing reports, planning and participating in public meetings, legislative research and lobbying, media interviews, and assisting the Director of Litigation and/or IE Senior Staff Attorney with strategic planning for expansion of firmâ€™s work in the Inland Empire. Must have 2+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, including litigation experience that prepares the applicant to handle disability rights impact litigation. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent project management skills, and a keen interest in firmâ€™s mission. Admission to California Bar is essential. Should have superb legal research, writing and analytical skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of federal and state disability litigation, including special education is strongly preferred. Experience working directly with client is essential. Excellent management and organizational skill is essential. Fluency in spoken and written Spanish, is strongly preferred.
Send Application, a cover letter that addresses goals and interest in this position; resume; writing sample; names of three references; and a list of major cases
Company infoNorma Montano