The Community Development Project (CDP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks a Staff Attorney to provide legal advice and assistance to grassroots organizations, including nonprofits and small businesses in a variety of areas including incorporation and tax exemption, complying with corporate, employment and tax laws, and real estate and lease issues. The staff attorney will also help groups of workers establish worker-owned cooperative businesses. The position offers a unique opportunity to develop expertise in several areas of the law while building relationships with local community organizers, leaders, and service providers. The position reports to the Supervising Attorney for CDP’s Capacity Building practice. Depending on organizational needs and the candidate’s interests and experience, this position may offer opportunities to work on land use matters, including negotiating community benefits agreements.
Application Instructions: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to email@example.com, attn.: Gowri Krishna. Please include “Transactional Staff Attorney” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and must be received by August 15, 2016.
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