Job Details

Associate Counsel Voting Rights and Stop Hate Projects

Company name

Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 08,2019

Valid Through

Apr 23,2019

Posted on

Apr 10,2018

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate Counsel, Voting Rights and Stop Hate Projects
The candidate will be litigating in federal and/or state courts, including appellate courts, throughout the country. Will be conducting legal research and writing legal memoranda. Drafting pleadings and briefs, engaging in discovery and motion practice, and conducting evidentiary hearings and oral arguments. Investigating matters and developing new cases. Providing legal support to the Project’s Organizers to implement state and local programs. Creating legal resources for coalition partners and state, local and national organizations. Engaging in public speaking and articulating Lawyers’ Committee positions on various civil rights matters. Demonstrating a commitment to diversity within and outside the office and demonstrating an ability to implement a community-driven approach to the work. Serving the legal needs of individuals and organizations combating hate and providing legal support to the Project’s organizers. Litigation to combat hate, including the development of impact litigation addressing hate incidents and civil claims arising from hate crimes. Drafting amicus briefs at the trial and appellate court level to address legal issues that are priorities for communities combating hate. Developing CLE and other legal training. Licensed to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction is needed. Should have 2-4 years of legal experience. Experience and/or demonstrated interest in civil rights law is essential. Excellent legal analysis and research skills are essential. Strong communication skills, both oral and written is needed.

Company info

Kathy Coates
Hiring Coordinator
Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law
1401 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005

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