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Director of Litigation with the Legal Aid Justice Center (Virginia)
February 13, 2024 | Erin Stewart

The Legal Aid Justice Center is a nationally recognized, non-profit organization that partners with communities and clients to achieve justice by dismantling the systems that create and
perpetuate poverty. Justice means racial justice, economic justice, and social justice. Founded in 1967, LAJC provides services in four program areas: Civil Rights & Racial Justice, Economic Justice, Youth Justice, and Immigrant Advocacy. LAJC boldly tackles issues of systemic injustice and aims to raise public and policymaker awareness of some of the most pressing challenges facing low-income Virginia residents. For more information, visit

From offices in Charlottesville, Richmond, Petersburg, and Falls Church, LAJC fiercely advocates for low-income clients and communities in Central and Northern Virginia, and its work broadly
impacts the entire state. During the pandemic, we helped hundreds of families avoid eviction through a combination of legal representation and help accessing rent relief funds. We also we
helped lead the fight to reform Virginia’s unemployment insurance system including advocacy that resulted in the distribution of over $1 billion in illegally withheld payments to over 160,000
Virginians. Our staff are on the front lines of some of the most important anti-poverty fights happening today.

About the Position
LAJC is seeking an experienced advocate to serve as the Director of Litigation. This position will work closely with LAJC advocacy teams and community partners to advance our ambitious agenda to achieve economic, social, and racial justice throughout the Commonwealth.

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