Policy Counsel/Senior Policy Counsel
Responsibilities: Conduct legal and policy research and analysis related to the advocacy campaigns, and other public policy goals. Serve as a policy expert and advocate on criminal justice and immigrants’ rights issues. Prepare and deliver testimony at public hearings. Draft written policy documents including legislation, regulatory comments, policy papers, reports, know-your-rights guides, fact sheets, advocacy letters, op-eds, socia... read more
Legal Counsel/Government Relations Advocate
The candidate identifies legislation and other public policy issues that can impact Also serves as a liaison with legislative/government officials informing them of programs and advocacy efforts. This position coordinates efforts with other child welfare organizations to promote its public policy agenda; this includes serving as the Secretary of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children -New York (APSAC-NY) Publi... read more
Senior Policy Counsel or Assistant Policy Director.
The candidate will manage a docket designed to enhance rights and liberties when they come into contact with the criminal legal system, from arrest through confinement. Will implement a range of legal and policy strategies to this end, including technical research, legislative and agency lawyering, litigation and legal analysis, civic engagement and field organizing, coalition work, public education, and strategic commun... read more
Duties: Assist with identifying, developing and implementing legislative and policy reform strategies at the federal, state, and local levels, consistent with Policing Reform Campaign goals; Conduct policy and other forms of research in the areas of criminal justice and policing; Participate in and/or organize briefings with policymakers, including federal or state agency officials on the Campaign’s priorities; Assist with building and/or participating in ...
Staff Attorney, Discharge Upgrades
Responsibilities: Represent clients before the DoD/DHS DRBs & BCM/NRs and potentially federal court; Write discharge upgrade applications and briefs; Screen veterans for relief, including exhaustive investigation of military history, post-service conduct, and medical records; Collaborate with expert witnesses, including forensic mental health professionals; Conduct intake at partner organizations’ sites; Research legal issues, with a fo...
Good Governance Staff Attorney
The Program will pursue openness and honesty in government, supporting civil society and independent journalism to hold officials and institutions accountable. It collaborates regularly with the Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights in the Americas, led by the Vance Center, focusing on combatting corruption and defending civil society. The Program will advise many investigative journalism organizations around the world on issues of av...
Legal officer, P4
The candidate will work in the General Legal Division of the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) in the Substantial Contracts and Procurement Cluster. Reports to the Senior Legal Officer, Principal Legal Officer and the Director of the General Legal Division. Serves as a lead officer in one or more areas of concentration, and independently handles a wide range of multi-discipline and complex legal matters involving issues of international, public, private and a...
Assistant General Counsel
Responsibilities: Advise General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, senior management and others within the organization on nonprofit corporate, tax, compliance, intellectual property, governance, benefits, litigation, and employment law issues; Draft, review, revise, and negotiate a variety of contracts, such as agreements with government funders and other third parties, vendor and consultant agreements, and agreements relating to ownership of inte...
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Supervising Attorney, Veterans Law
Duties: Represent clients before the VA, DOD boards, and potentially in federal court; Write discharge upgrade applications and briefs along with VA COD and service-connected compensation appeals; Screen veterans for relief, including exhaustive investigation of military history, post-service conduct, and medical records; Oversee law students working on investigations, claims, and briefs; Provide guidance to pro bono attorneys working on ...
Duties: Track and analyze legislation introduced in the State Legislature and before local governments across the state, including the City Council. Produce internal position papers and external bill memoranda based on research and analysis of state and local legislation and proposed rules and regulations that implicate civil rights and civil liberties; Draft, analyze, and edit legislation and regulations, as well as proposed amendments to bills and regulato... read more
Duties: Coordinating agency for network of non-profit corporations that provide free civil legal assistance to low income residents, has an immediate opening for an additional supervising attorney to provide supervision on immigration detention cases. Responsible for mentoring and supporting team of attorneys and paralegals on removal and detention cases before EOIR, the BIA, and federal district court. read more