One Year assignment with possibility of extension
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) is one of five coordinating partners for the Bloomberg Initiative for Tobacco Control. The aim of the initiative is to reduce tobacco use in low and middle-income countries, where more than two-thirds of the world’s smokers live. As part of this initiative, CTFK has established a global advocacy resource center to provide accurate public information about tobacco use and effec... read more
Position Title: Senior Attorney
Location: Washington, DC
Reports To: General Counsel
Target Start Date: As soon as possible
Application Deadline: Rolling until filled; we hope to hire before September 1, 2019
Over the past 20 years, EarthRights has built a reputation as one of the leading legal organizations representing communities and individuals from around the world whose rights, livelihoods and homelands are harmed by corporat... read more
Full-time Contract Attorney for Hispanic Non-profit Organization in Alexandria, Virginia. Immigration experience and ability to speak Spanish preferable but not required. Attorney will be responsible for representing members in immigration court.. Must be able to keep track of multiple cases in fast pace environment. Applicant licensed to practice by ANY BAR may apply. read more
The candidates will join an organization that provides simplified online training for anyone wishing to volunteer to help low-income, elderly, disabled, and limited English individuals, as well as members of the military, prepare their income tax returns this filing season.
Area of Law: Taxes
Populations Served: Low Income
Need for non-English services: Spanish, Vietnamese
Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, W...
The intern will be researching statues and case law. Will be conducting investigations and interviewing clients; Testifying in court; Updating and making improvements to our donor database and case management software program; Creating blog posts; Designing short-term projects for our legal clinics; Planning events (identifying guest speakers, assisting with registration and preparation of promotional materials). Will be attending brown bag lunches to dis...
Policy and Legal Research Intern
The Intern will assist with the execution of projects to develop resources and information to support federal policy agenda and juvenile justice reform efforts. Research federal and state regulations governing the treatment and disposition of cases involving juveniles in the juvenile court; Prepare periodic research summaries for staff as necessary or requested; Fact-check and revise a range of products to conform with CJJ style requirement...
Fellows will work in company’s Washington, D.C. and overseas offices. Must secure own funding to work with company. Fellows will be asked to: Conduct legal research on public international law matters; Draft client ready work products on international law issues; Edit legal documents; Participate in meetings related to international law matters as well as client meetings; Collaborate with company strategic partners and senior experts; and Assist with client ma...
Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship
Fellows will develop real-world skills in an atmosphere of ample supervision and input, with substantial research and writing tasks. Assist Senior Counsel, Executive Director, Staff Attorney, and Field Directors. Will draft portions of legal filings, and may participate in various stages of litigation ranging from complaint drafting to discovery to settlement negotiations or even trial prep. Will conduct initial intake interviews with public ...
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The candidate will be responsible for providing legal advice to company’s clients, leading the implementation of select programs, and assisting the senior management team with specific operational tasks. Depending on the nature of the work to which the Senior Counsel is assigned, travel to company’s field offices and other client locations may be required. Will serve as the Project Director on at least two distinct programs. As the Project Director, the ...
Summer Law Fellowships
Fellows will work with attorneys, outside counsel from major national law firms, lobbyists, and organizational allies and congressional and White House staff members on legislative, regulatory and internal corporate matters. Practice areas include constitutional, contract, criminal, education, employment, disability, family, benefits, tax, health care, immigration, intellectual property, media, military and real estate law. Fellows undertake projects...
Legal Fellow, Reproductive Rights and Health
Duties: The Fellow will assist in the Center’s legal and policy work to expand access to birth control at the state and federal level and in the Center’s response to attacks on birth control. Will be responsible for operating, maintaining and analyzing results of the Center’s national hotline on women’s preventive health services, including birth control. Gathering, summarizing, and analyzing research and data from legal...
Legal Internship, School Year
Intern responsibilities include researching and writing about areas of international law and policy; assisting with policy analysis and advocacy; attending meetings and conferences; assisting with the production of organization publications; and otherwise working closely with CIEL staff on various projects. Should generally possess excellent research and writing skills and a strong dedication to public interest law.
The candidates should have good academic credentials. Law students beginning their third year, recent law school graduates, and those with judicial clerkships can apply for sponsorship for a post-graduate fellowship.