Jun 17, 2019
Work closely with other program staff and clients to investigate, develop, and litigate cases, such as through legal and factual research; oral advocacy; and drafting briefs, petitions, comments, and other legal documents. Participate in cultivating new clients, allies, and coalition partners. Integrate communications and legislative advocacy into litigation and other legal strategies. Support efforts to ensure a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. Qualifications: 0 to 3 years of post-law school legal experience. Admitted to, or be admitted to, the California State Bar. Excellent research, analytic, writing, and communication skills. Strong and demonstrated initiative, good judgment, creativity, and work ethic. Ability and willingness to travel as needed, including for case work, court appearances, and meetings with clients and partners. Commitment to serving the public interest and a passion for the role of Earthjustice and its mission. Legal or non-legal experience supporting communities working to overcome injustice is a plus. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well collegially. Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. Commitment to help create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. We offer a mission and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits. Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. To Apply Interested candidates should submit a: Resume. One or two-page cover letter that addresses why you would like serve as an associate attorney for our community-based work. Writing sample no longer than 12 pages, preferably a legal brief or memorandum that primarily reflects your work. Law school transcripts. List of three professional or academic references. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies.
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