Senior Counsel, Appellate Team
The candidate will litigate complex cases in state and federal courts most often at the appellate level. Will undertake immediate legal action in urgent circumstances. Exercise initiative as a senior attorney to investigate potential cases. Supervise individual attorneys and team attorneys who are litigating federal and state cases. Participate in moot courts. Train midlevel and junior attorneys in all phases of state and federal litigation i... read more
Advice Line Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for the efficient delivery of high-quality legal information, advice, brief service, and referrals to eligible low-income callers with landlord tenant problems. Will distinguish between clients that need legal advice or brief service, such as a letter or call to a third party, and those that need more extensive representation. Effectively and efficiently provide legal advice, brief service, and referrals to clients. Ma... read more
General Law Unit Staff Attorney
The candidate will represent low-income persons in Fulton County in a wide variety of civil law problems, using a variety of methods, including community education, brief service, advice and referral, transactional work, negotiation, mediation, and litigation. Handle a mixed caseload, including housing, consumer, employment, health, public benefits, and education law issues. Provide community education to low-income persons and are encourage... read more
Immigration Staff Attorney: Detained Removal Defense
Georgia is home to some of the largest detention centers in the country; and yet, only one in six immigrants detained in the Southeast has access to an attorney in removal proceedings. These proceedings determine whether immigrants have a right to remain in the United States, to live the lives they have built alongside their families in the U.S., or whether they are forced to return to a country in which they may be un...
The candidate will be providing legal orientation to immigrants detained at Irwin County Detention Center. Will undergo an intensive training in immigration law, leading towards direct representation of a limited number of detainees. Must be an active member of the bar of the highest court of any state or territory in the United States, Georgia is preferred. Fluency in Spanish is required, as well as prior experience or coursework in immigration law. Mu...
Farmworker Rights Attorney
The candidate will be meeting and interviewing clients outside of normal business hours, which requires some travel to rural areas. Should have strong legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills, and with a collegial demeanor. Oral and written Spanish language skills are required.
Associate Attorney Fellowship
Fellows gain valuable experience and knowledge working with more senior attorneys on litigation and legal advocacy in state and federal courts and before regulatory agencies, and they are provided the opportunity to work on at least one project with an environmental justice component. The term for this fellowship position is two years with the possibility of a third year. This entry-level position, which will start in late summer or early fall...
Criminal Defense Attorney
The candidate will provide zealous and client-centered representation of the highest quality, combined with holistic social service support. Each of the firm’s clients is assigned a social worker and the attorney and social worker work together closely to support the client and obtain the best outcome in the case. Primarily represent individuals with pending cases in Fulton and the DeKalb counties. Interview applicants and attempt to choose clie...
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The Fellow will be out in the real world, working to protect consumers and enable citizens to lead healthier, safer, more secure lives. Will be recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to get results. Run a grassroots campaign office each summer during the fellowship and hire and manage a staff ...
The candidate will prepare documents for mixed-finance real estate closings, conventional real estate closings and other real estate related transactions (e.g., master developer agreements, purchase and sale agreements, real estate financing documents, corporate authority documents, escrow agreements, rental assistance agreements, easements, intergovernmental agreements, leases, licenses, affidavits, deeds, etc.). Perform due diligence reviews of loan doc...
Regional Litigation Attorney
Candidate will take the lead on major cases arising under federal and state environmental laws, develop and maintain relationships with clients and partners, and collaborate with other attorneys and staff across region. May involve litigation in any of 6 Southeastern states, requiring travel, as needed, across our region. Work will include development and pursuit of litigation in state and federal courts to implement and enforce environmental a...
The candidate under the supervision of the Senior Staff Attorney. Will educate migrant farmworkers about their housing rights, represent workers in informal negotiations with the housing provider, and represent workers in formal administrative complaints and/or legal action to improve housing conditions. Expected to provide the host with a report of the current state of migrant farmworker housing in Georgia and a proposal to bring about sweeping improvements...
Candidate will speak for the Public Interest. Will be out in the real world, working to protect consumers and enable citizens to lead healthier, safer, more secure lives. Will be recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it takes to get results. Will run a grassroots campaign office each summer duri...
Family Law Unit Attorney
The candidate will represent low-income persons in a wide variety of family law problems, using a variety of methods, including community education, brief service, advice and referral, transactional work, negotiation, mediation, and litigation. Will handle a mixed domestic relations caseload including divorce, separate maintenance, custody, juvenile court dependency, visitation, child support, alimony, contempt, legitimation, family violence prote... read more
Duties: Onboarding, legal skills training and case technical assistance, daily support and coaching, conducting regular check-ins and performance evaluations; reviewing work product; and providing consistent and effective feedback and oversight to ensure high-quality legal work. In pro bono mentoring function, provide robust consultation and technical assistance to pro bono attorneys representing clients, throughout the pendency of the case; in direct repre... read more
Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide legal representation to individuals currently detained in Georgia in their custody and removal proceedings before the Atlanta Immigration Court; Independently manage a caseload of removal defense claims for immigration relief, including but not limited to: bond and parole proceedings, asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visas, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waiv... read more