Duties: Under the supervision of an attorney, case handlers may provide legal counsel and guidance, but clients often know the needs of their community best and can be their own fiercest advocate. Will conduct community outreach and intake, provide community legal education, collaborate with existing community partners and foster new relationships with grassroots groups, represent individual clients in administrative proceedings, and support grassroot... read more
Staff Attorney (Clean Air and Water/Strategic Litigation)
The candidate will work on litigation across each program’s priorities, as well as promote solutions to the region’s biggest environmental challenges using policy tools and legislative advocacy. Potential litigation will involve climate-change liability, addressing the negative consequences of plastics in the environment, reducing nutrient pollution that fuels toxic algae outbreaks, and holding responsible parti... read more
Legislative Policy Counsel
Duties: Developing multi-issue subject matter expertise on policy and legislative issues in order to inform our strategic advocacy. Planning and implementing proactive projects and nimbly responding to emergent opportunities and threats. Integrating varied legal and policy tools into the work, including legal and policy research and analysis; legislative drafting; developing and leveraging relationships with allied advocates; public education; ... read more
The fellow will Establish fellowships with Mentor Organizations. Fellow will establish and maintain liaison with participating law schools. Coordinate the fellowship application process (e.g., establish application processes; produce website pages, forms and related materials; publicize the program among law schools, on website and via other means; consult with students about their applications, consult with Mentor Organizations regarding applicants; award ...
The candidate will educate law students in public interest law from a free enterprise perspective, with a focus on environmental regulation, employment law, corporate and individual rights, fees, taxes, and regulated industries; To provide law students with exposure to the private legal community, to provide them with legal work experience, to increase their knowledge of the law, and to build their professional confidence; To provide law students with experien...
The candidate will take responsibility for all aspects of Center’s federal court litigation. Although supervision is always available, there will be ample and immediate opportunity for considerable individual responsibility. Working in conjunction with more senior staff, the litigation attorney will be responsible for: case development including investigating facilities suspected of violating federal environmental statutes, and meeting with affected c...
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The candidate will provide information, pro se assistance, and representation to victims of domestic violence seeking legal assistance in family law, restraining order, housing and benefits matters. Will also be responsible for assisting the LAP Director in outreach and relationship-building within organization’s catchment area and within the legal community, facilitating legal trainings, and developing the economic security program’s policies, procedure...
Bilingual Staff Attorney
Duties: Work closely with Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Advocacy Program Manager, and client services team to ensure that Spanish- and English-speaking clients understand their legal rights and options, providing support and guidance so they can make the decisions that meet their needs and goals. Your work will further BARCC’s mission of ending sexual violence through healing and social change. Provide legal services to sexual assault survivors an...
Staff Attorney Housing Unit
Candidate will provide services in multiple practice areas: Housing, consumer, elder, public benefits, family and employment. Experience in housing law experience or bilingual abilities (Spanish-English) helpful.