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Category Archives: Public Service Career Opportunity
September 2016 Position: Capital Trial Attorney The Louisiana Capital Assistance Center (LCAC) is soliciting applications for a capital trial attorney position in its New Orleans office. Applicants should have, at the minimum, three years criminal experience and a demonstrated commitment … Continue reading
Center for Constitutional Rights seeks a dynamic, creative Staff Attorney with 4-7 years of litigation experience. While this attorney may ultimately work on a broad range of the Center’s litigation and advocacy campaigns, CCR seeks an attorney with experience and/or interest … Continue reading
The Pro Bono Project is seeking applications for a part-time successions staff attorney. Learn More>>>
The office of Council Member Susan Guidry is seeking applicants for the position of Legislative Director for the District “A” Council office, which is located in City Hall.
Position: Managing Attorney New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice Organizational Background The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice (NOWCRJ) is a multi-racial organization dedicated to building the power and participation of low-income workers and communities. NOWCRJ has been nationally recognized for … Continue reading
The State Bar of Texas seeks a director for the soon-to-launch Texas Opportunity and Justice Incubator Program. The Director of the Texas Opportunity and Justice Incubator program (TOJI) administers the TOJI program, an incubator program for newer lawyers to develop … Continue reading
The Promise of Justice Initiative is seeking a Staff Attorney to work with their Prison Conditions Project team. Conditions of confinement in the Louisiana prison system violate the constitutional rights of many prisoners. Due to overcrowding, limited funding, and a … Continue reading
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) is hiring for an attorney position in our Tacoma, WA office. This position will provide direct legal assistance and services under the Legal Orientation Program (LOP) to individuals detained at the Northwest Detention Center.
Policy Counsel- New Orleans Req No. 2016-1072 Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans Category Legal Type Regular Full-Time Overview: The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Legal Department seeks a Policy Counsel based in our New Orleans, Louisiana office. The ideal candidate is an outgoing, results-driven, and experienced advocate, who is passionate about advancing civil … Continue reading
Senior Supervising Attorney- Mass Incarceration Req No. 2016-1069 Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans Category Legal Type Regular Full-Time Overview: The Senior Supervising Attorney will develop and litigate individual and class action cases raising constitutional and statutory claims in Louisiana and federal courts, at trial and … Continue reading