• September 14, 2016 9:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program (WLPPFP) at the Georgetown University Law Center offers one year Fellowships for public interest lawyers from the United States who are committed to advancing women's rights throughout their careers. Although each Fellowship experience is unique, each of our fellows works to advance women's rights at a D.C.-based organization, learn together about substantive women’s rights issues, explore a multitude of career paths through which they can advocate for women’s equality, and develop their legal and interpersonal skills through seminars, trainings, networking events and other Fellowship activities. For more information please visit the website: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/wlppfp/

    See application here.

  • September 14, 2016 9:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A leader in fighting poverty, advocating for low income people, and advancing racial justice, the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (the Shriver Center) advances laws and policies that secure justice for and improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty. It works across a broad range of policy areas to carry out its mission through advocacy, education, policy development, litigation, organizing, communications, and training.

    Established in its current form in 1996, the Shriver Center has built on and extended work begun in Chicago in1967 by lawyers dedicated to using the law to win positive change for poor people. With 50 years of impact as its base, this critically-important organization has entered a period of growth, expanding vision, and heightened influence. It seeks a vice president of advocacy to direct its advocacy work, lead continuing growth of its national advocacy networks, and help shape, lead, and manage this time of change.

    This position reports to the president, serves on the senior management team, and manages the advocacy department. Located in Chicago, the Shriver Center has a $5 million budget.

    Selection will be made by November 2016.

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mastercard is seeking an experienced attorney to be responsible for providing comprehensive, end-to-end, strategic support to the U.S. Market. The Senior Counsel

    will be an integral member of the highly skilled North American Region legal team,

    supporting the largest region at Mastercard. This role specifically works with the U.S. Market Development and U.S. Customer Delivery & Solution Sales teams. 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Principal Court Attorneys (Trial Part) to Acting Justice are assigned full-time to judges designated as Acting Justices of the Supreme Court for one or more full terms. Principal Court Attorneys (Trial Part) to Acting Justice are responsible for researching and analyzing complex and sensitive legal issues and for providing other personal and confidential assistance to an Acting Justice.

    The duties of this position include: research and analysis of complex legal issues, including those involving residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS); drafting opinions and orders in complex matters; conferring with lawyers in discovery and settlement conferences; arranging the judge’s calendar and scheduling meetings and conferences; providing other personal and confidential assistance to the judge. The Part has a large RMBS docket.

    The commencement date for this position is November 2016. This is a temporary position for a four month term, with the possibility of an extension. 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Advocates for Children of New York, Inc. (AFC) is a not-for-profit organization that works in partnership with New York City's most disadvantaged families to secure quality public education services. AFC works on behalf of children and youth who are at greatest risk of academic failure due to poverty, race, ethnicity, disability, homelessness, immigration status/limited English proficiency, or involvement in the child welfare or juvenile justice systems. We use uniquely integrated strategies to advance systemic reform, empower families and communities, and advocate for the educational rights of individual students.

    AFC seeks an attorney to join the School Justice Project (SJP) to provide direct representation, policy advocacy, litigation support, and community outreach to ensure that low-income students with behavioral challenges get the supports to which they are entitled so they can stay and succeed in school. 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) is a not-for-profit organization that works to ensure a high-quality education for New York students who face barriers to academic success, focusing on students from low-income backgrounds. AFC works on behalf of children and youth who are at greatest risk of academic failure due to poverty, race, ethnicity, disability, homelessness, immigration status/limited English proficiency, or involvement in the child welfare or juvenile justice systems. We use uniquely integrated strategies to advance systemic reform, empower families and communities, and advocate for the educational rights of individual students.

    AFC seeks an attorney to join the Early Childhood Education Project to provide direct representation, community education, and policy advocacy to improve access to early childhood education for young children (ages 0-5) from low-income backgrounds so they can enter kindergarten prepared to succeed. 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) has a positions available for a full time Managing Attorney in our Plattsburgh office. LASNNY provides the full range of free civil legal services to low-income residents in Northeastern New York. The Managing Attorney will oversee the provision of high quality civil legal services to clients as specified below. In addition to the provision of high quality individual services, LASNNY is committed to fighting for justice to protect essential rights through targeted advocacy, community legal education, and collaborative work with legal and non-legal partners. The successful applicant will be committed to excellence, passionate about achieving justice, creative and zealous lawyers, strong administrators and supervisors and team players who enjoy leading and mentoring others. Prior management experience supervising staff is preferred; prior experience supervising the legal work of others is required.

    Regional Managing Attorney Essential Duties and Responsibilities Based in the Plattsburgh office, the Managing Attorney will oversee the day to day operations of the Amsterdam and Plattsburgh offices.; supervise the provision of a full range of civil legal services; supervises Supervising and Senior Attorney(s) and other case handlers including our Disability Advocacy Program and domestic violence case handlers in the Albany office; lead strategic engagement with, and education of community members, groups and other stakeholders; work with executive management team and staff to plan and coordinate work of program; ensure timely adherence to program and case handling standards, funder requirements and the highest professional standards; guide the professional development of staff; and be available as a resource to all LASNNY staff and access to justice communities. Reports to Deputy Director for Regional Offices. Responsible for senior attorney, paralegals and support staff in Plattsburgh; attorneys, paralegal and support staff in Amsterdam and supervising attorney in Albany. 

    Application Deadline: September 15, 2016 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) has a position available for a full time Managing Attorney in our Albany office. LASNNY provides the full range of free civil legal services to low-income residents in Northeastern New York. The Managing Attorney will oversee the provision of high quality civil legal services to clients as specified below. In addition to the provision of high quality individual services, LASNNY is committed to fighting for justice to protect essential rights through targeted advocacy, community legal education, and collaborative work with legal and non-legal partners. The successful applicant will be committed to excellence, passionate about achieving justice, creative and zealous lawyers, strong administrators and supervisors and team players who enjoy leading and mentoring others. Prior management experience supervising staff and prior legal work supervising lawyers and law clerks preferred.

    Managing Attorney Essential Duties and Responsibilities Oversee and supervise work of the foreclosure and consumer law attorneys in the Albany, Amsterdam, Saratoga Springs and Plattsburgh offices and work closely with the foreclosure attorney in the Canton office. Serve as a substantive law expert and coordinate program wide efforts in the areas of consumer and foreclosure law. Supervise the provision of a full range of consumer, foreclosure prevention and foreclosure related civil legal services including litigation, settlement conferences, administrative proceedings, advice, brief service, outreach and education; lead strategic engagement with, and education of community members, groups and other stakeholders; work with executive management team and staff to plan and coordinate work of program; ensure timely adherence to program and case handling standards, funder requirements and the highest professional standards; guide the professional development of staff; and be available as a resource to all LASNNY staff and access to justice communities. Reports to Deputy Director for Strategic Operations.

    Application Deadline: September 15, 2016 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) is a publicly funded law office with five offices providing free civil legal services to low income individuals living in 16 counties in northeastern New York. Our current priorities are Support for Families, Preserving the Home, Maintaining Economic Stability, Maintaining Safety, Stability & Health, and Serving Populations with Special Vulnerabilities, Children’s Advocacy and Delivery of Legal Services.

    This job includes a focus on preventing the loss of homes due to foreclosure and providing extended high quality legal representation needed to secure the essentials of life for low income households such as housing and subsistence income. 

    Application Deadline: September 16, 2016 

    See full job post here.

  • September 13, 2016 10:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Environmental Protection Bureau in the Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an entry level attorney admitted in New York State to start immediately in its Buffalo office. This position would involve representing the State on energy, environmental, and public health matters in litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies (e.g., NY Public Service Commission, US DOE, FERC, NRC, EPA). 

    See full job post here.

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