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Based in Durham, North Carolina, Forward Justice is a nonpartisan law, policy, and strategy center dedicated to advancing racial, social, and economic justice in the U.S. S
Job Description Program Coordinator for the Center for Protest Law and Litigation About Us This Program Coordinator will join a small team of attorneys and advocates housed at the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) to help launch and run … Continue reading
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights is currently looking to hire an attorney for its Prisoners’ Rights project. Learn more: https://www.washlaw.org/about-us/employment-at-wlc/prisoners-rights-litigation-attorney/
The Lawyers’ Committee is seeking an attorney with approx. 3-6 years of post-JD experience to join its Fair Housing & Community Development Project. The job posting is available here: https://lawyerscommittee.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Associate-Counsel-or-Counsel-8.2020.pdf.
The Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center (LaFHAC) seeks an attorney to lead LaFHAC’s new Eviction Defense Project. LaFHAC is a non-profit organization that seeks to eradicate housing discrimination, an illegal and divisive force that perpetuates poverty and segregation, and limits … Continue reading
SIFI Lead Attorney (Louisiana detention center) at Southern Poverty Law Center New Orleans, LA Summary: The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative of the SPLC seeks an experienced immigration attorney to lead its legal and advocacy strategy in Louisiana and Mississippi. SIFI … Continue reading
The Promise of Justice Initiative is Hiring PJI is looking for its next Staff Attorney and Unanimous Jury Specialist/Paralegal. See below for more information. Staff Attorney: After PJI’s U.S. Supreme Court case win with Ramos v. Louisiana, we are ramping up representation for … Continue reading
SLLS anticipates hiring for the following positions: STAFF ATTORNEY- COVID-19 Veterans Legal Advocacy Project This position will serve Houma, Thibodeaux, and the Greater New Orleans Area. The ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate: Proficiency in written and oral communication, … Continue reading
The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) is hiring a Racial Equity & Justice Attorney to direct its Racial Equity & Justice Project. Please click here for more information about the position & how to apply.
SLLS is looking to fill a Domestic Violence Project Staff Attorney position funded by Victim of Crime Act (VOCA). The Staff Attorney will provide legal assistance to VOCA eligible domestic violence victims, including but not limited to child custody/visitation, spousal … Continue reading