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The Center for Justice Seeks Staff Attorney
December 11, 2017 | Erik Hanberg

The Center for Justice seeks applicants for a full time staff attorney position to serve low income clients in the area of re-entry (expungements, legal financial obligations, drivers relicensing), landlord tenant law, and policy advocacy in the areas of criminal justice reform and police accountability. Staff attorney also coordinates a twice monthly legal clinic. Courtroom experience is a must. Applicant must be self-directed, willing to work occasionally after hours, able to coordinate with community advocates and clients on policy matters, and comfortable working with media and elected officials. The Center for Justice seeks those who are fearless in their willingness to advocate for justice in our community.

The Center for Justice has a strong commitment to building a staff that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Salary is dependent upon experience. Excellent health care coverage for employee and uncovered family members. Generous leave package.

To apply for the staff attorney position, please email all required information to rennis@cforjustice. Please include “Staff Attorney” in the subject line. The following are required to be considered a complete application packet: cover letter that describes specific interest in the position and commitment to public interest, resume, writing sample (up to 10 pages – excerpts are fine, if possible please submit a writing sample in a relevant substantive area), and a list of three references (include name, organization, email address, and phone number).

To find out more visit: Center for Justice.