Experienced Felony Staff Attorney

OPD is seeking experienced Staff Attorneys to handle felonies in the Trial Division.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center is hiring for positions. Please see below for more information.

LEGAL – CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Senior Staff or Staff Attorney, Children’s Rights
Jackson, MS, Miami, FL, Montgomery, AL, New Orleans, LA

Senior Supervising Attorney, Children’s Rights
Miami, FL, New Orleans, LA

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The Ethics Review Board (ERB) of the City of New Orleans is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced professional to manage the Office of the Independent Police Monitor (OIPM) of the City. The Office of the Independent Police Monitor (OIPM) is an independent, civilian police oversight agency created in August of 2009. Its mission is to improve police service to the community, citizen trust in the NOPD, and officer safety and working conditions.

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Looking to intern with organizations working to train and skill up Movement Lawyers? Join Law for Black Lives for its Summer 2022 Internship Program! Interns will work on a varied caseload including advocacy, direct representation, litigation, community education, and research. They will engage with our multi-faceted approach to movement lawyering, community engagement, policy change, and participatory democracy.

The internship program is a partnership between Amistad Law Project, Baltimore Action Legal Team, Community Justice Project, Detroit Justice Center, Law for Black Lives and Movement Law Lab.

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Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a nonprofit public interest law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya Basin. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households.

Our attorneys serve this region from offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gretna, Hammond, Houma, and New Orleans. SLLS has received national and local awards for its outstanding work.

SLLS anticipates hiring for the following positions:

Two Intake Specialists in New Orleans.

Duties will include:

  • Client eligibility screening and intake for clients for telephone, scheduled in-person appointments, and walk-ins.
  • Providing administrative support functions including returning phone calls, creating files, assisting with mail, and other general support.
  • One position will require Intake and Outreach, assisting the SLLS Housing Unit Attorney’s onsite at Eviction Diversions Desks at First and/or Second City Court in Orleans Parish.
  • Bilingualism in Spanish preferred.

The selected staff members will work in the SLLS New Orleans office Monday – Friday and/or at courthouse-based eviction desks. This position will be full-time with a salary range of $25,200-$35,600, depending on experience. Additional compensation for bilingualism, commissioned notary, or college degree.

To apply, send a resume to Shannan Latino, Human Resources Manager at slatino@slls.org by Sunday, October 17, 2021.


ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT position for our Hammond Office.

  • Position will entail performing administrative functions as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • High School graduate. College degree receives extra compensation.
  • Experience in bookkeeping, check processing, grants, and/or accounting.
  • Dependability and great communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge and utilization skills of Excel and Microsoft Office Suite programs as well as Google Workspace.

This position will be full-time with a salary of $25,200-$35,600, depending on experience. Additional compensation for bilingualism and/or college degree.

To apply, please send resume to Shannan Latino, Human Resources Manager at slatino@slls.org by Wednesday, October 12, 2021.

For more information about how to get involved with SLLS, please check out our Facebook page.

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TakeRoot Justice is hiring a staff attorney for its Immigrants’ Rights Team.  For the job description and application instructions see this link.

TakeRoot Justice provides legal, participatory research and policy support to strengthen the work of grassroots and community-based groups in New York City to dismantle racial, economic and social oppression. Applicants are encouraged to learn more about TakeRoot’s work by visiting our website: https://takerootjustice.org/

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The Legal Rights Center in Minneapolis is hiring a new Deputy Director of Community Legal Services.

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Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) seeks a full-time Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) to drive and support an inclusive organizational culture that centers racial equity.

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The Oregon Law Center also has multiple job opportunities.

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The Community Economic Justice Clinic (CEJ) of the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) is seeking a Staff Attorney/Clinical Supervisor to provide representation and advocacy on behalf of low-income entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations, and to assist with the training and supervision of law student interns.

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Civil Rights Corps is hiring for a range of openings.

https://www.civilrightscorps.org/jobs

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