Interim Legal Director
The candidate would (1) share these commitments and articulate and implement them in the legal department; (2) inspire and motivate a diverse collection of professionals to push our vital work forward on behalf of the communities and values that motivate our work; and (3) support leadership and staff in creating the institutional changes need as the organization prepares to enter its second half-century. Responsibilities:
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Law Student Intern
The intern will work closely with the Senior Advisor and Executive Director, both attorneys, and will be integrally involved in the process of preparing legal content for the website, as well as researching and preparing materials regarding cutting-edge workplace issues, for blogs, action alerts, and other web-based communications. Experience in employment law is preferred. Should be strongly interested in protecting the rights of workers. Must have exce...
The candidate should be an attorney who has recently completed or is completing an LL.M. program this Spring or have 1-2 years of experience. Academically distinguished candidates who have excellent writing and analytical skills will be considered.
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The candidate will litigate cases under supervision of Senior Supervising Attorney and Senior Staff Attorneys. Research legal and policy issues related to education and childrenâ€™s mental health. Draft briefs, motions, memos, and other documents in support of litigation and policy work. Communicate regularly with firmâ€™s clients, co-counsel, and partner organizations. Represent the firm in various forums, including before community groups, legislators, and...
Senior Staff Attorney
The candidate will oversee all aspects of litigation, including developing cases and legal theories, discovery, motion practice, trials, appeals, and consent decree/settlement monitoring. Researches legal and policy issues related to education and childrenâ€™s mental health. Drafts briefs, motions, memos, and other documents in support of litigation and policy work. Mentors and manages staff attorneys, law fellows, advocates, interns, and support staf...
The intern will work in all program areas providing support to volunteer attorneys. Duties Include; Legal Research; Interviewing Witnesses; Correspondence; Drafting Documents. Areas of Practice Exposure Include Employment; Domestic Violence; Public Benefits; Housing. 1L and 2L Students are considered.
Deadline: July 31.
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Duties: Assist in coordinating legal intake with the Legal Director and Paralegal and ensuring that intake is properly evaluated and processed; Presenting cases to the Legal Director and the Executive Director for evaluation and authorization of further legal activity; Researching civil liberties questions, and preparing legal memoranda and demand letters; Securing the services and expanding the pool of cooperating attorneys for litigation the union undertak...
Personal Injury and Premises Attorney
The candidate will be assist injured clients with filing legal complaints, offers legal advice, prepares legal documents, and represents client in court by performing the following duties: Answers clientâ€™s questions and guides him or her through the personal injury process. Ensures proper legal representation in all auto accident and premise liability cases. Works with experts and partners to evaluate the merits of a potential case a...
Term Law Clerk
The Honorable Judge James E. Graves
The candidate should be in the Top 10% of class. Prior judicial clerkship experience is preferred. Must have post-law school experience. Law Review/Journal experience is desired. Bar admission in any jurisdiction is a plus.
Clerkship Term: August 15, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2019.
Term Law Clerk
The Honorable Judge E. Grady Jolly
The candidate should preferably have class standing in Top 10%. Law Review/Journal experience is desired. Prior judicial clerkship experience is an asset.
Clerkship Term: August 19, 2019 to August 14, 2020.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2019.