Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
90-day-old-job
part-time-job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
View more jobs in Washington, DC
View more jobs in District Of Columbia

Job Details

Attorney Legal Advocacy DC

Company name
Confidential

Experience
2-3 yrs required

Location
Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal, Nonprofit

Posted on
Jul 15, 2021

Apply for this job






Profile

NCYL seeks an Attorney for its Legal Advocacy team to work on impact litigation on behalf of children and youth served in public education and public health systems.  The position is a time limited position that we anticipate lasting for 2-3 years.  This a great opportunity for someone looking to join a highly collaborative team and have systemic impact on young people.

 

Essential Functions

  • Assisting with the development of cases, including collaborating with state and local advocacy organizations, conducting on-site interviews and fact investigations, and analyzing potential legal claims.
  • Providing legal research, analysis, and writing.
  • Drafting complaints, motions, memoranda, and briefs.
  • Engaging in discovery, including review of incoming and outgoing document productions using litigation support technology such as Relativity.
  • Preparing for hearings, depositions, and trials.
  • Supporting overall case and project management.
  • Collaborating with other NCYL staff and with co-counsel.

 

Required Qualifications

  • J.D. degree
  • Admitted to practice law in District of Columbia or eligible to be admitted to practice law in D.C.
  • Minimum 2 years of litigation experience at a public interest law firm, private firm, or government agency.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to advocating for children and youth and to NCYL’s overarching goals and objectives.
    • Substantive knowledge of federal disability law, including special education law.
    • Experience with impact litigation, including class actions and other forms of systemic litigation.
    • Excellent analytic and writing skills.
    • Outstanding oral communication skills.
    • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within a team.
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage complex projects including strong organizational skills, attention to detail, meet deadlines and produce a high-quality work product in a fast-paced environment.
    • Creative problem solving and ability to stay focused on the big-picture.
  • Ability to represent NCYL in a courteous and professional manner.

Company info

Confidential

Similar Jobs:
SAF Regional Program Manager - Mobile
Location : Washington, DC
By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? Job Description: ...
Philanthropy Coordinator
Location : Gaithersburg, MD
(This will open in a new window from which you will be automatically redirected to an external site after 5 seconds) Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Philanthropy Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend God's care t...
Development Director, Affordable Housing
Location : Alexandria, VA
Full Time VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS Development Director, Affordable Housing Come make a difference! Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Sinc...
EmploymentCrossing was helpful in getting me a job. Interview calls started flowing in from day one and I got my dream offer soon after.
Jeremy E - Greenville, NC
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
NonprofitCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
NonprofitCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2021 NonprofitCrossing - All rights reserved. 169 192