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Rare Genomics Institute | Los Angeles, CA
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Rare Genomics Institute


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
July 15, 2019
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

The Rare Genomics Institute (RG) is an international non-profit which connects rare disease patients to cutting-edge genomic solutions for diagnosis and treatment. RG partners with sequencing sites to provide our patients with genome sequencing and interpretation services.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Provide all aspects of advocacy for volunteers and staff, including but not limited to, legal representation, drafting legal documents, handling complex casework and other legal responsibilities as a way to further the mission and strategic goals of the Organization 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft, review, edit and prepare: Pleadings, Briefs, Correspondence, Discovery requests and responses, legal memoranda
  • Represent clients – formally and informally in judicial, administrative and non-adversarial proceedings; make appearance (as appropriate) in court and/or administrative meetings
  • As appropriate to position, participate in legislative advocacy related to a specific area of law and focus of volunteer and organizational work
  • Negotiate agreements.
  • Effective case management, which includes, but is not limited to:  Timely case opening and review, timely and accurate entry of case time, keeping well organized files, and all other administrative duties as required by the grant and/or Rare Genomics’ processes.
  • Serve as the liaison to the Project Management Team to support the legal needs.  Will support and collaborate with In-House Counsel to address and resolve legal matters.  
  • Will meet with PMO team leads on a consistent basis.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; one to two years’ related experience and/or training 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Paralegal Certification from an accredited program required



The Rare Genomics Institute (RG) is an international non-profit which connects rare disease patients to cutting-edge genomic solutions for diagnosis and treatment. RG partners with sequencing sites to provide our patients with genome…

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Los Angeles, CA

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