The candidate will work for ten-week and 15-week course-credited in-semester Legal Clerkship for law school students looking for hands-on experience working for a dynamic, nonpartisan, civil liberties organization. Work with attorneys on several fronts: conducting legal research in emerging areas of law, developing arguments for active cases, preparing various litigation documents for active cases, reviewing college and university policies and legislative p... read more
Assistant Public Defender
Duties: Represents defendants at all stages of criminal prosecution. Represents Domestic Relations Contempts, Children & Youth Parental Right Terminations and Neglect/Abuse Cases, Probation Violations, Mental Health Court, and Treatment (drug & alcohol) Court. Researches & files motions
Maintains regular visits to the County jail. Appellate research and argument. read more
1st Assistant Public Defender
Duties: Attends court hearings as required. Researching complex legal issues. Prepares complex pre-and post-trial motions. Coordinates and vets expert witnesses as necessary. Interviews and prepares defendants and witnesses for trial testimony. Tries cases. Prepares and litigates appeals. Visits regularly county jails and state correctional institutions. Mentors and helps Assistant Public Defenders in motion, trial, and appeal preparation. Rep... read more
Fellow may also include assisting with community education and outreach to farm labor camps (if safety permits), community groups, and schools with students whose families do farm work; completing presentations about our services at local organizations; and participating in local and state-level advocacy. Students with strong written and spoken Spanish language skills and demonstrated interest in low-income communities are encouraged to apply. Other languag...
Summer Law Clerk
The law clerk will work with attorneys on case development and litigation. Under the supervision of an attorney, will perform legal and factual research, and develop case strategy and legal theories. May also have the opportunity to assist attorneys with preparing briefs and motions, to meet with clients and experts, to participate in moots of oral arguments, and to attend court proceedings and conferences with opposing counsel. In addition to involvement ...
Duties: Provides legal information, consultation and representation to victims of domestic violence who are program participants of the Domestic Violence Service Center. Provides legal representation/justice-related assistance of program participants related to actions directly connected to family violence cases that are taken to ensure the health and safety of the domestic violence victim, including petitioning/filing Emergency Protection from Abuse orders,...
Part-time Employment Law Attorney
The candidate will work directly with the nonprofit clients to become a trusted advisor and provide expert counsel on a wide variety of employment law matters. Will provide in-depth employment law counsel to nonprofit organizations, relying on experience and familiarity with employment-related federal, state, and local laws. Communicate directly with clients to advise on a wide range of issues such as employment contracts and offer letters...
Attorney (Part-Time) – Nonprofit Tax
Responsibilities: Provide in-depth tax law counsel to nonprofit organizations, relying on experience and familiarity with federal, state, and local tax laws. Communicate directly with clients to advise on a wide range of complex and diverse corporate tax issues such as regulatory requirements and deadlines, considering tax advantages related to business structure, repositioning, capital transactions, and IRS procedures. Review financi...
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Staff Attorney- Immigrant Children’s Program
Duties: Conduct legal screenings with clients, including unaccompanied minors in ORR custody; prepare clients for court appearances and/or USCIS interviews. Create and present Know Your Rights information to clients both on a one-on-one basis and in group settings, specifically to unaccompanied minors in ORR custody. Ensure adequate representation for clients at USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to: Immigration Intervi...
Supervising Attorney- Immigrant Children’s Program
Duties: Supervises legal work and staff of the Immigration Children’s Program. Assigns and reviews cases. Supervises the provision of core services including legal screenings, Know Your Rights, and court preparation for children in ORR custody. Provides these same services, as needed. Assists the Legal Programs Coordinator in meeting program requirements including tracking data, preparing reports, and writing grant ren...
Paralegal Risk Management
Duties: Provides legal review of physician employment offers and drafts provider contracts and amendments. Drafts other contracts and legal documents as requested. Works in partnership with the Legal Department to achieve established goals of the department. Advises General Counsel and Associate General Counsel on matters relative to the efficient operation of the department. Informs the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel of any unusual...
National Legal Director
Duties: Ensure effective functioning and integration across legal teams, ensuring consistent communication, translation of vision to action steps, and systems to assess progress against objectives. Will mentor and support attorneys and supervising attorneys and drive the development and continued improvement of systems, processes, and standards for the team’s work. Will motivate and inspire a geographically dispersed legal team and establish a tru...
The candidate will review, redline, and otherwise prepare vendor, customer, nondisclosure, lease, employment, and other agreement. Review and prepare policy, procedure, and other operational documents. Review and/or prepare bylaw, minute, resolution, and other corporate documents. Facilitate and compile stakeholder reviews of complex agreements from the internal departments, as necessary. Identify business and legal risks associated with commercial terms and prop...
In-House General Legal Counsel
Duties: Work directly with the Vice President of Administration, Board, Business, and Strategic Support regarding the assessment of legal risks, exposures, and insurance needs. Review and recommend revisions to ArtsQuest-initiated annual and multi-year sponsor templates and contracts; review and advise regarding sponsor-initiated revisions to sponsor contracts. Review and/or revision of annual visual arts events, exhibits, glass studio, etc. ... read more
The candidate will work to advance firm mission by lobbying state and federal legislators and policymakers, researching legislative and regulatory issues related to firm work, developing and leading reviews of firm legislative initiatives, and advising Legislative and Policy staff and firm leadership on policy solutions to issues concerning student and faculty rights. Will report to and work directly with firm Legislative & Policy Director, in addition ... read more
The candidate will resolve non-complex Enforcement matters, and contribute meaningful high quality work for large complex matters. Will resolve non-complex Enforcement matters based on rigorous assessment and effective advocacy. Execute an effective risk-based legal strategy to assess the record fairly. Recommend a fair and effective outcome, accurately assessing the evidence and applying a well-reasoned legal framework to the case. Identify potential ... read more