Law Clerk (PRN)
Clerk will provide support to the team in civil and criminal cases. Will perform a wide variety of tasks including preparing legal documents, conducting legal analysis, conducting research, coordinating testing for civil and criminal clients, and interacting with lawyers and experts. Will also work on case file reviews within the case review software system for internal and external clients.
The candidate will work with local legal aid agency (host site) and partnering hospital or health clinic serving tribes to offer civil legal trainings to health providers, and provide comprehensive legal assistance for low-income patients. By focusing on cases that promote income growth, housing stability, and personal safety, the MLP uses legal advocacy as a tool of empowerment to address social determinants of health. Areas of legal advocacy include publ...
Contract Attorney – Crime
The candidate will provide direct representation on complex cases and training,
technical assistance and mentorship to Staff Attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers. Frequent communication with the entire legal team and immigrant and advocacy organizations will be required. Provide direct representation on complex cases as needed. Provide technical assistance and support to staff. Conduct legal training for staff attorneys and paralegals. Provide...
Candidate will support mindset in all aspects of business and practice management. Will perform a wide variety of tasks including but not limited to organizing case files and documents, drafting correspondence, communicating with clients and experts, and performing general administrative functions if needed. All functions are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety and environmental regulations, facility and computer security policie...
Civil Legal Services Attorney
The candidate will provide a range of legal services from brief services to full representation before courts and administrative agencies, systemic advocacy, and outreach and education. Will work in multiple practice areas, with a particular focus on landlord-tenant, consumer, protection, and public benefits. A special focus will be on the legal needs of grandparents raising grandchildren and other seniors raising relatives who are children.
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Duties: Reporting to the Executive Director, will lead and expand legal program, including developing and litigating family law cases related to the victimization, assisting in the development of a new immigration component and managing the legal department. Will be responsible for handling the day-to-day management of legal staff, volunteers, and cooperating attorneys. As a critical member of the organization’s senior management team, will provide strateg...
Senior Education Attorney
The candidate will have a central role in ongoing litigation of the Yazzie case, advancing policy advocacy and coalition efforts to transform education, and investigating and litigating new issues related to public education. This attorney will manage and coordinate with legal staff, interns and contractors. Should have 7 years as an attorney; strong leadership and strategic thinking skills; passionate about education policy, racial justice and co...
Immigrant Rights Attorney
The candidate will identify and develop new litigation and other advocacy projects by conducting factual, legal and strategic analysis and devising relevant theories and materials. Litigate immigrants’ rights cases, including legal research, fact development, working with clients, drafting pleadings, briefs, and legal memoranda; engaging in discovery and motions practice; and conducting evidentiary hearings and oral arguments. Work with colleagu...
Lead Healthcare Attorney
The candidate will supervise and manage the Center’s Healthcare team and provide policy advocacy, legal representation, media work, community education and coalition-building. Must have 5+ years as an attorney. Must have strong commitment to improving the healthcare system; excellent research, writing, and legal advocacy skills. Should preferably have experience in policy advocacy, lobbying, legislative and government processes; experience with c...