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Staff Attorney
Impact Fund
Join the Impact Fund Team. Salary range $90K - $125K
Link: www.impactfund.org/aboutus/jobpostings
Office Manager/Paralegal
Equal Justice Under Law
General support staff position, to support the rest of the team as needed.
Link: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5aabd27d96e76f3205f18a55/t/63d435549c72b940ca2bf5c3/1674851668860/Office+Manager+Paralegal+Job+Description.pdf
Staff Attorney: LGBTQ, Gender, Repro
ACLU of Southern California
The Staff Attorney will work on the full range of LGBTQ rights, reproductive justice, and gender equity issues on which the ACLU of Southern California engages locally, statewide, and nationally. The Staff Attorney will be supervised by the Director of the LGBTQ, Gender & Reproductive Justice Project, and could be based in ACLU SoCal’s Los Angeles, San Bernardino, or Orange offices. We anticipate hiring an attorney with four to eight years of relevant experience for this position.

The ACLU of Southern California operates on a model of integrated advocacy, using litigation, legislation, policy advocacy with government agencies and private actors, community engagement, and organizing as mutually supportive tactics to advance civil rights. The staff attorney will not only develop and litigate cases in state and federal court, but also serve as an expert and advocate on reproductive justice, gender equity, and LGBTQ rights issues in support of lawsuits, policy reform, legislation, coalition-building, and other types of advocacy. 
Link: https://www.aclusocal.org/en/jobs/staff-attorney-lgbtq-gender-reproductive-justice-project-0
Attorney-Litigation
AARP Foundation
The Litigation Attorney provides legal counsel and represents clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings that will have a significant and equitable impact on senior poverty by: reducing barriers to employment, including self-employment; increasing access to public and private benefits; protecting consumers by stopping unlawful business practices and securing refunds for those who lost money; and lowering out-of-pocket costs for key expenses, such as housing, food, and health care. The Litigation attorney also investigates potential cases, prepares cases for filing and trial, prepares amicus briefs, conducts discovery, and participates in negotiations; and collaborates with management to identify opportunities to streamline litigation preparation processes and develops new procedures that support the business unit/department.
Link: https://careers.aarp.org/jobs/4238?lang=en-us#.Y_bx85mlOjA.mailto
Lead Attorney (8+ years)
AARP Foundation
The Lead Attorney provides legal counsel and represents clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings. The position leads the preparation of defense cases and participates in trial preparation, preparation of amicus briefs, discovery, and negotiations. The Lead Attorney collaborates with senior management to develop strategic plans to achieve the organization’s litigation goals.
Link: https://careers.aarp.org/jobs/4236?lang=en-us#.Y_bym-hR40k.mailto
Civil Rights & Systemic Litigation Attorney
ArchCity Defenders, Inc.
We seek a skilled and experienced attorney to join the team leading our landmark civil rights litigation representing poor people, those experiencing homelessness, and communities of color who have been locked in modern-day debtors’ prisons, denied counsel and access to the courts, charged illegal fees and fines that have destroyed their lives in the name of profit, and subjected to various forms of state violence.

● This attorney will report to the Deputy Executive Director and will play an important role in impact litigation, provide direct representation for plaintiffs, and work collaboratively with other members of the Civil Rights Litigation team.

● Must have a demonstrated commitment to civil rights, holistic representation, and systemic change.

● Looking for a self-starter with a passion for racial justice.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

● J.D. with admission to the Missouri Bar or ability to obtain admission through waiver or reciprocity;
● Demonstrated ability to manage high volume workload effectively;
● Excellent research and persuasive writing skills, including experience drafting persuasive pleadings,
motions, and memorandum of law;
● Experience with the discovery process, including drafting requests for production of documents and
interrogatories, conducting depositions, and related motion practice;
● Ability to identify and develop relationships of trust with impacted individuals, including by addressing
other collateral legal needs;
● Demonstrated commitment to public interest law, civil rights, and the mission of ArchCity Defenders;
● Demonstrated experience advocating for clients in court, including the ability to argue motions,
conduct evidentiary hearings/trials, and preserve a legal record;
● At least two years of prior litigation experience required.
● Jury trial and federal court experience preferred, but not required.

View link below for full description!

Link: https://www.archcitydefenders.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2023-Civ-Lit-Attorney-Job-Description-1.pdf
Direct Representation Attorney - Holistic Legal Advocacy (Criminal & Municipal)
ArchCity Defenders, Inc.
We seek a skilled and experienced attorney to join our Direct Representation team and provide holistic legal services to ACD’s clients with an emphasis on criminal and municipal defense. This individual will play an important role in supporting ACD’s four-pillar approach.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● J.D. with admission to the Missouri Bar or ability to obtain admission through waiver or reciprocity.
● Two or more years criminal defense experience is required. Experience in Missouri state court is preferred, but not required.
● Jury trial experience is strongly preferred.
● Looking for a self-starter with a passion for racial and economic justice.
● Demonstrated interest in movement lawyering and understanding of litigation as a tool for social change.
● Demonstrated ability to manage high volume workload effectively.
● Ability to use and accurately record work time in an electronic case database.
● Excellent research and persuasive writing skills, including experience drafting persuasive pleadings, motions, and memoranda of law.
● Experience with the criminal discovery process, including related motion practice, and the ability to conduct depositions and investigate cases as needed.
● Ability to identify and develop relationships of trust with impacted individuals, including by addressing other collateral legal needs.
● Access to means of transportation to courthouses and other case-related locations in the St. Louis region.
● Demonstrated experience advocating for clients in court, including the ability to argue motions, conduct evidentiary hearings and trials, and preserve a legal record.
Link: https://www.archcitydefenders.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2023-Direct-Rep-Attorney-Job-Description-Criminal-1.pdf
Direct Representation Attorney - Holistic Legal Advocacy (Criminal & Municipal) & Expungement Coordinator
ArchCity Defenders, Inc.
We seek a skilled attorney to join our Direct Representation team and provide holistic legal services to ACD’s clients with an emphasis on criminal and municipal defense. This individual will play an important role in supporting ACD’s four-pillar approach.

The attorney will also coordinate ACD’s RESTART Expungement Program. In this role, the attorney will participate in community fairs and clinics to raise awareness about expungement as an option to address criminal records and to educate people on how the process works; create pro se materials to help people file expungement cases on their own; work with clients to obtain a complete and accurate criminal record, submit their fingerprints, and file petitions for expungement for eligible legal cases; and train and support volunteer attorneys in the representation of clients on expungement matters to help even more people in our community.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● J.D. with admission to the Missouri Bar or ability to obtain admission through waiver or reciprocity.
● Criminal defense experience is strongly preferred. Experience in Missouri state court is preferred, but
not required.
● Jury trial experience is preferred, but not required.
● Looking for a self-starter with a passion for racial and economic justice.
● Demonstrated interest in movement lawyering and understanding of litigation as a tool for social
change.
● Demonstrated ability to manage high volume workload effectively.
● Ability to use and accurately record work time in an electronic case database.
● Excellent research and persuasive writing skills, including experience drafting persuasive pleadings,
motions, and memoranda of law.
● Experience with the criminal discovery process, including related motion practice, and the ability to conduct depositions and investigate cases as needed.
● Ability to identify and develop relationships of trust with impacted individuals, including by addressing other collateral legal needs.

Additional info found in link below
Link: https://www.archcitydefenders.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2023-Direct-Rep-Attorney-Expungement-Coordinator-Job-Description-1.pdf
Associate
Valerian Law, P.C.
Seeking full time associate with minimum one year of post-JD experience. Gain experience and responsibility for cutting edge work vindicating the rights of workers and consumers.
Link: https://valerian.law/careers-at-valerian-law/
Executive Director
Texas Fair Defense Project
Come join us!
Link: https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/5be7534ae80c160af00d466d/63ed200b31f474f7befc9bb2_ED%20Job%20Posting%202.23.pdf
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