Civil Rights Corps is an innovative and aggressive non-profit civil rights law organization based in Washington, D.C. Our groundbreaking litigation and advocacy work has resulted in systemic reforms to legal systems across the country. For example, our staff has led the way in designing and bringing pioneering challenges to the rise of modern American debtors’ prisons, the American money bail system, and the militarization of local police forces. Our staff is comprised of passionate and dedicated advocates who seek to fight inequality and protect the rights of the most underrepresented, impoverished, and marginalized members of our society. Employees at Civil Rights Corps possess a profound commitment to serving social justice and fighting inequality in all of its forms, and they approach their work with urgency. Learn more about our work at civilrightscorps.org.
Civil Rights Corps is seeking an experienced attorney to join our team. The attorney will work on impact litigation and advocacy challenging mass human caging with a goal of creating a legal system that promotes equality and freedom. Job duties will include:
The ideal applicant is passionate about social justice, hard-working, a fast learner, proactive, able to juggle multiple tasks, and able to work well in a collaborative environment. Candidates must possess significant legal writing and courtroom litigation experience. Specific qualifications we are looking for include:
Civil Rights Corps is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Civil Rights Corps is committed to promoting an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices for its clients and staff.
Salary, Benefits, and Logistics
This is a full-time position beginning as soon as possible. The attorney will receive full health care coverage, generous retirement benefits, public transportation benefits, and will be paid a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Federal holidays will be paid time off, along with paid vacation and sick time.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, legal writing sample, and list of four references to Civil Rights Corps on a rolling basis. Materials should be sent to email@example.com. Please include your name and “Attorney Application” in the subject line.