Glynn D. Key Associate Attorney Fellowship
The 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 potential for a third year. Should have a genuine interest in and commitment to hel... read more
Responsibilities: Handling litigation matters against the organization and affiliates and manage the litigation risks the organization faces including: overall strategic and tactical direction of ongoing and threatened litigation matters oversight of outside counsel on pending litigations; advising business, including senior leadership, on key developments, strategy, settlement and other key decisions, and negotiating fee arrangements and managing cases ... read more
Senior Staff Attorney
The candidate will work in the LGBTQ Rights and Special Litigation practice group. Will develop and litigate individual and class action cases raising constitutional and statutory claims in state and federal court and develops and leads multi-strategy advocacy campaigns to advance the rights of LGBTQ people and victims of hate and extremism, and to stem the tide of online radicalization and extremism. Provide opportunities to work on cases and campaig... read more
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...
Glynn D. Key Summer Fellowship
The Fellow can expect to do research and writing on litigation or other environmental advocacy in a substantive area and will work on a distinct project with an environmental justice component. Depending on the project area, research may include federal and state environmental statutes and regulations, and procedural and evidentiary issues. In addition to research and writing, the Fellow will also participate in strategy sessions, document re...
Duties: Supervision of investigations in prison and/or jail conditions litigation, and other Section 1983 litigation. will be involved in the day-to-day aspects of class action litigation, including drafting complaints, briefs, litigation correspondence, and discovery documents; taking depositions; preparing for and conducting evidentiary hearings; and so on.
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Regional Counsel and in consultation with co-counsel inside and outside, devises and executes strategic plans in complex litigation through the following activities: conducts depositions and discovery, negotiates and monitors settlement agreements, and pursues attorney fee awards in civil rights litigation; conducts legal research and drafts pleadings, briefs, and administrative complaints; devises investigation...
Education Special Counsel
Responsibilities: Assist the litigation of school desegregation cases as appropriate, potentially including discovery, motion practice, court conferences, settlement negotiations, expert reports, and evidentiary hearings; Monitor active school desegregation cases, including information requests from districts, analyzing that information, and conducting site visits; Investigate areas of concern in educational matters for Black parents and children ...
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Staff or Senior Staff Attorney - Economic Justice Project
The candidate must have experience to assist with all aspects of litigation, including legal research, factual investigation, drafting of memoranda, complaints, discovery materials, briefs, pleadings and other litigation documents, as well as legislative and educational advocacy campaigns, including research, coalition building, and relationship building. The successful candidate will have a commitment to client-ori...
Deputy General Counsel
The candidate will be reporting to the General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel provides legal counsel and guidance to the leadership of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. to ensure maximum protection of the organization’s legal rights and that operations are fully compliant with the law. The Deputy General Counsel will be responsible for providing legal and strategic advice to the Company on a wide variety of matters, including contracts, governan...
Assistant Public Defender - State Court
The candidate ‘will investigate indigent defendants’ cases in preparation for disposition by the court. Should be a Graduate from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor Degree in Law. Must be Member of the Georgia State Bar. Will work assisting the Public Defender in providing legal defence of indigents in state court and providing the constitutional guarantee of the right to counsel. Must have and maintain a valid United S...
Senior Staff Attorney
The candidate will independently manage a caseload of deportation defense cases, including bond and parole proceedings, asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U nonimmigrant status, T nonimmigrant status, VAWA, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, cancellation of removal, adjustment of status with applicable waivers, motions to reopen, and appeals; Assist in the supervision of the legal work of staff attorneys and l...
Deputy Legal Director
The candidate will develop the vision for the practice area and corresponding strategies. Will set priorities and oversee the implementation of cases in consultation with Legal Department leaders. Create annual departmental work plans, set annual goals, and track and monitor the performance of staff towards achieving goals. Develop and maintain a leadership role within firms, including regular collaboration with colleagues within the Legal Department... read more
The candidate will advise, counsel, and represent immigrant survivors of gender-based violence in their legal matters before the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State and Department of Justice (immigration courts and Board of Immigration Appeals). Provide brief advice and counsel to immigrant survivors of gender-based violence in legal matters related to immigration law. and mentor pro bono attorneys to handle approximately of the cases you h... read more
Associate Attorney Fellowship
Fellow will begin in late summer 2021. This entry-level position is open to recent law graduates, attorneys completing clerkships, and practicing attorneys with a strong interest in or a demonstrated commitment to advancing environmental justice. It is an exciting opportunity to be part of an organization that is successfully addressing some of the most important and challenging public health and environmental issues in the Southeast and the n... read more