25 Nov Nyc Public Interest Law Jobs
At a critical time for low-income communities and people of color, the Public Interest Law Project (PILP) is seeking an experienced attorney to join one of California`s leading legal services counseling centers. Our experienced team engages in systematic, anti-racist advocacy with local and regional legal aid offices to promote racial and economic justice and equality. We are looking for a lawyer with at least five years of experience and expertise in housing, utilities, homelessness prevention or a related area of public interest and enthusiasm for our mission. The position combines direct involvement in PIL`s law, litigation and policy advocacy to support systemic change at the national level. Salary: Salary from $78,000 to $110,000 plus generous benefits. WHEW. Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) is looking for a full-time N.C. Attorney-attendance for general poverty law matters, primarily in housing, utilities, consumer and senior citizens` law, with a focus on subsidized housing and landlord/tenant law in western North Carolina, outside of Buncombe County. Experience with legal aid would be helpful. Passion for promoting equity and removing barriers for low-income people, being a creative and enthusiastic advocate and team player, and advocating for sustainable outcomes for low-income clients and communities are all important. WHEW. Relman Colfax PLLC is accepting applications for a paralegal in its Washington, DC office. Paralegals provide and support lawyers in a wide range of legal and administrative support tasks.
They are involved in all stages of the legal process and are an integral part of how we handle our disputes and advise our clients. Ideal candidates already have experience as a legal or legal assistant, knowledge of the process process, are detail-oriented team players, enjoy working together, and are interested in social justice/civil rights. This is a full-time position that requires occasional overtime and flexibility to meet strict file deadlines. WHEW. Defenders is seeking a full-time family law attorney (at least 2 years of AZ family law experience required, please). Must have extensive experience and/or a keen interest in working with survivors of violence and a thorough understanding of domestic violence law. Bilingualism is a plus! Competitive salary and excellent benefits! We are a (mostly) government-funded 501c3 that focuses on victim advocacy, with a focus on victims of domestic/family violence and child abuse—. We are the only AZ agency that provides both legal assistance (from document creation to full representation) and clinical and behavioral health services.
If you have charitable experience, please mention it. If you are exhausted, practice family law at a traditional law firm, and have a passion for the job, please apply. WHEW. Federal Defender Services of Idaho, a nonprofit community advocacy organization, is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director must be a qualified and experienced criminal defence lawyer, capable of holding leadership positions in a public defence organisation and passionate about representing the impoverished accused. FDSI has offices in Boise and Pocatello, Idaho; the managing director is based in Boise. The position is open until filled. Please visit fdsidaho.org/jobs for more information. Earthjustice is seeking Senior Counsel (7+ years of litigation) in the Rocky Mountain office. Lawyers in the Denver office handle a wide range of litigation, primarily at Intermountain West and Southwest. Our current waybill focuses on: (1) protecting public lands and wildlife from hydraulic fracturing, mining and other threats; (2) Colorado and Arizona`s transition from reliance on polluting fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy; and (3) protect disproportionately affected tribal and indigenous communities from pollution and other environmental damage. The lawyer selected for this position may contribute to work in one of three program areas, but may focus in the short term on developing litigation and advocacy to protect communities disproportionately affected from toxic pollution and the effects of fossil fuel development and use.
and to work with communities in the transition to a fairer and more sustainable transportation system. WHEW. NJP is seeking applications from qualified lawyers who are committed to supporting our mission through the work of our new National Eviction Prevention Unit (UPR). The NJP is trying to add a lawyer to the UPR. This position will be based in NJP`s Tri-Cities office in Kennewick, Washington. NJP is particularly interested in qualified candidates with professional, personal and/or service experience that will enable them to contribute to and support the legal aid community`s commitment to racial justice. Nominees must be willing to engage in the community to be served. WHEW.
89 jobs this week, with new jobs from the ACLU, Bay Area Legal Aid, Cohen Milstein, Disability Rights California, Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services and Sugerman Dahab. Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is seeking an experienced, collaborative and dynamic litigator to join our team as Director of Litigation. The Director of Litigation is responsible for developing and leading an impact litigation strategy that focuses on the legal needs of highly vulnerable community members and aligns with Advancing Justice Atlanta`s mission and holistic approach, which includes community organizing, policy advocacy, and direct legal services. The General Counsel coordinates with other senior management to ensure that process activities develop and align with strategic direction. The position of Director of Litigation is a management position that requires the supervision, mentoring and support of a growing process staff. The General Counsel also represents organizational interests in co-counselling and other collaborative work and develops pro bono lawyer relationships. WHEW. Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP, a San Francisco-based law firm specializing in complex litigation and appeals to federal and state courts, is seeking a partner who earned his law degree between 2017 and 2021. We have a broad practice that includes both public interest litigation and the private sector. Key areas of practice include economic and commercial disputes, employment advice and litigation, civil liberties, economic and government investigations, and the First Amendment. WHEW. Legal Aid at Work is seeking a lawyer hired through our disability rights program to join our organization in the fight for disability justice through the vigorous promotion and enforcement of disability rights and labour laws.
The Disability Rights Program advocates for people with disabilities who face barriers at work, school and in the community. This position requires a dedicated civil rights advocate who thrives in a mission-oriented environment that values working with community partners, both internally and externally. Nominees should also have a demonstrated interest in developing and implementing litigation, organizing communities, and policies that have promoted civil rights. WHEW. Sugerman Dahab is looking for a third lawyer to help us keep up with our busy practice. Our practice focuses on complex litigation and appeals in the areas of consumer protection, civil rights, employment and counterfeiting. We are looking for someone with at least three years of experience and a proven interest and commitment in our fields of activity. The work covers a wide range of responsibilities, including case development and investigation, case presentation, discovery, application practice, process and appeal.