Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Earthjustice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 23,2018

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney The candidate will work on clean air, clean water, toxic chemicals, pesticides and waste facilities. The attorney selected for this position will focus on local enforcement, litigation and other legal advocacy driven by the concerns of communities and partners in the region, particularly in South Florida. Will collaborate with Florida staff in both Miami and Tallahassee on the office’s other environmental litigation as needed. Help expand outreach to and partnerships with community-based groups. Coordinate community-based environmental advocacy with national strategies and litigation in other program areas. Develop new cases in a strategic fashion; conduct factual investigations; develop legal theories; draft pleadings and briefs; and otherwise manage new and existing cases in state or federal courts and administrative tribunals. Collaborate in team problem solving, litigation strategy, project management and trial work. Supervise the work of more junior lawyers, interns and litigation assistants. Manage relationships with outside co-counsel, clients and coalition partners. Integrate communications and legislative advocacy into litigation and other legal strategies. Support efforts to ensure a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. Must be lawyer with 6+ years of litigation experience who is admitted, or willing to apply for admission, to the Florida Bar. Experience working with or representing community-based or other grassroots groups is essential.

Additional info

Send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and list of three references. Mo phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Earthjustice
4500 Biscayne Blvd.,
Suite 201
Miami, FL 33137

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