General Purpose of Job
Undertakes substantive legal work for a grant funded project or provides substantive support and expertise to an ABA entity. Supervised by a more senior attorney or experienced professional. Includes research, writing, and speaking. May have supervisory duties of non-attorney staff.
Doctoral Degree (JD, PhD)
Requires JD and bar admission in at least one jurisdiction. 0-3 years legal experience. Requires outstanding communication skills, excellent organizational skills and ability to exercise independent judgment. May occasionally conduct attorney trainings and/or plan/host conferences.
JD; active admission to the bar in at least one jurisdiction may be required in some cases.
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