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Attorney – Legal Advocacy

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National Center for Youth Law
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Washington, D.C., DC
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Published 25 days ago

National Center for Youth Law

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) advances justice by defending the rights of children and improving the systems impacting their lives. We focus on complex challenges that disproportionately impact children and communities of color and on solutions that require multiple public systems to change their policies, practices and culture. 


A description of our current cases can be found here: https://youthlaw.org/strategies/litigation-strategies/?_sft_situation=active. 


Position

NCYL seeks an Attorney for its Legal Advocacy team to work on impact litigation on behalf of children and youth served in public education and public health systems. The position is a time limited position that we anticipate lasting for 2-3 years. This a great opportunity for someone looking to join a highly collaborative team and have systemic impact on young people.


Essential Functions

·     Assisting with the development of cases, including collaborating with state and local advocacy organizations, conducting on-site interviews and fact investigations, and analyzing potential legal claims.

·     Providing legal research, analysis, and writing.

·     Drafting complaints, motions, memoranda, and briefs.

·     Engaging in discovery, including review of incoming and outgoing document productions using litigation support technology such as Relativity.

·     Preparing for hearings, depositions, and trials.

·     Supporting overall case and project management.

·     Collaborating with other NCYL staff and with co-counsel.

National Center for Youth Law

The National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) advances justice by defending the rights of children and improving the systems impacting their lives. We focus on complex challenges that disproportionately impact…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 12, 2021
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

This is a full-time, exempt, position. Salary is competitive at $77,887.00 annually.

Benefits

NCYL provides robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, generous vacation and sick benefits, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, employer contribution to a retirement plan and short-term and long-term disability insurance.


NCYL provides robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, generous vacation and sick benefits, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, employer…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, D.C., DC
Associated Location
Washington, D.C., DC, USA

How to Apply

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to apply. No phone calls or emails please.


Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/505984/National-Center-For-Youth-Law/Attorney---Legal-Advocacy-DC

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to apply. No phone calls or emails please.


Apply at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/505984…

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