Senior Staff Attorney (Transportation), Massachusetts
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking a senior staff attorney with 6 to 10 years of experience to join our team working to protect New England’s environment for all people. The senior staff attorney will work with CLF’s Healthy Communities and Environmental Justice Program to advance CLF’s prominent transportation advocacy in Massachusetts. This position is based in CLF’s Boston office.
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Community Legal Aid (CLA), a non-profit legal services program providing free civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly residents of central and western Massachusetts, seeks an experienced attorney who will serve as a Racial Justice Fellow for two years spearheading CLA's re-entry work for individuals coming out of incarceration. The Fellow will begin work in CLA's Worcester or Springfield office in July 2019 and will use systemic advocacy and other strategies to ame... read more
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI), a program of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), provides strategic advocacy assistance on global public health issues to drive policy change campaigns around the globe to improve health. As part of the Obesity Prevention Program (OPP), GHAI works with partners to improve the nutrition policy environment, in countries including Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Jamaica, Mexico and South Africa. The OPP focuses on the passage ... read more
State Policy Advocate
Duties: Leads campaigns to change the laws, policies, and practices that contribute to the wrongful conviction of innocent people. A central goal of the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is to reform the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices, and the advocates work state by state to pass laws that address deficiencies in the system that have been identified through the exoneration of innocent people. Working in legislatures, with law enforcement, local...
The candidate assists the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, other more senior attorneys, and members of company / Affiliate management by providing legal advice and counsel on a range of topics within their general practice area. This includes: performing legal research, identifying new or emerging areas of risk, and managing or providing support on specific legal projects. Responsible for developing new policies and procedures, and providing updates and a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Will be responsible for investigating, filing, and litigating civil liberties and civil rights cases in both federal and state courts. Legal research, investigative work, identifying and signing up named plaintiffs, complaint drafting, discovery and motion practice, and handling trials and appeals. Will be responsible for maintaining an active docket of their own cases, typically with assistance from outside cooperating attorneys, as well a...
Chief Judge - Contract
DUTIES: Supervise and provide general direction to the Tribal Court as the trail court division of the Tribal judiciary and as a department within the Tribal governmental system. As provided under Section 1-2-301 of the Laws Codified, preside over the Small Claims division, the Traffic Court division, and the Youth Court division of Tribal Court. Establish and maintain a system for the assignment of cases among the Associate Judges. In all criminal...
Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will prepare a wide range of immigration cases for submission to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of State, Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Represent clients before the USCIS Washington District Office, Arlington Asylum Office, ICE Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations, Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals, (BIA), including removal proceedings. Coordinate all as...
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Political Affairs Officer
The candidate will assist in the provision of substantive support to the Security Council and its subsidiary bodies, by analysing information contained in communications and publications received from different sources, including the press; maintains up-to-date knowledge of events relating to political issues on the agenda of the Security Council; Assists senior official with briefing notes, background papers and talking points. Prepares summaries...
Defense Attorney I
Duties: Performs entry-level professional legal work involved in representing defendants in the courts of the Community. Defend persons charged with offenses in the Communityâ€™s courts. Practice extensively in the courtroom arguing motions, trying cases to judges and juries, as well as occasionally arguing special actions and appeals. Participate in plea negotiations and pre-trial discovery with prosecutors. Perform legal research and drafts legal ...
Managing Attorney- Clean Energy
Duties: Provide strategic program leadership by working collaboratively with attorneys to maximize the quality and impact of the programâ€™s total litigation effort. Litigate cases. Collaborate with other programs and Regional Offices to ensure that clean energy advocacy achieves strategic program goals. Manage, develop, and implement programmatic strategies that align with organization-wide strategic plans, core values, priorities, and...
Duties: Work in its Preserving Affordable Housing Program, Group Representation Unit, which brings affirmative litigation on behalf of low-income tenants in Brooklyn. Works in collaboration with an extraordinary coalition of neighborhood organizations and tenant and community organizers in order to preserve and expand affordable housing for lower income residents of those areasâ€”in the face of rapid gentrification and tenant displacement throughout the...
Chief Legal Officer
The candidate serves as the principal legal advisor for the Authority. Leads, directs and oversees all legal matters including lawsuits, labor issues, compliance issues, contracts and agency proceedings. Serves as the legal advisor to the Executive Director. Monitors Authority activities to ensure that they confirm with policy, procedure, regulations, legislations and the firm's Code. Establishes legal policies and procedures as appropriate. Responsible...