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American Bar Association


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Published 12 days ago

$42,950 - $48,830

This is a part-time position at 18.75 hours per week. The ABA full-time work week is 37.5 hours per week.

This position is responsible for undertaking substantive legal work for grant funded projects or providing substantive support and expertise to an ABA entity. Provide grant-funded project support in the form of research, writing, editing, implementation, and monitoring in connection with multiple Commission projects under the supervision of the Director. May have supervisory duties of non-attorney staff.

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities:

-Project development and grant writing.

-Conducting legal or other research.

-Writing memoranda, reports, resource materials, presentations, or articles, including for publication both for professional audiences as well as the public.

-Providing substantive advice, information, policy analysis, and technical assistance. This may involve serving as a principal ABA expert on a substantive area of law or public policy, conducting research and advisory or project meetings, and developing recommendations and memoranda on substantive law. This may include contacts with ABA entities, NGOs, government entities including officials, and the media.

-Giving presentations and/or teaching legal and public policy issues; designing substantive content of events, developing model documents, and conducting trainings.

-Tracking and analyzing laws, regulations, court rules and policies/policy proposals; preparing memoranda on law or public policy; and providing guidance to the Commission and other entities.

-Providing project support and management on multiple projects, including managing advisory groups or conference events, and listserv and web based communications support.

-Coordinating or supporting member sub-groups or advisory committees, and coordinating with external constituencies.

-Managing interns/externs.

-Assisting in the development and use of technological legal tools and communications vehicles, utilizing the internet and other mediums.

-Performing other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

JD and bar admission in at least one jurisdiction. At least eight (8) years legal working experience. Outstanding legal research skills, communication skills, experience in adult education, excellent organizational skills, and ability to exercise independent judgment. Substantial experience in law and aging strongly preferred. The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.  

Other details

  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate: $42,950.00
  • Max Hiring Rate: $48,830.00
  • Travel Required: Yes
  • Travel %:  15
  • Required Education: Doctorate

This is a part-time position at 18.75 hours per week. The ABA full-time work week is 37.5 hours per week.

This position is responsible for undertaking substantive legal work for grant funded projects or providing substantive support and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required
  • Professional

Benefits

The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers…

Location

1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

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