Staff Attorney
The Southern Poverty Law Center - Montgomery, AL

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The Southern Poverty Law Center seeks an attorney to join its Montgomery, Alabama office. The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Our Legal Department works on cases involving the rights of children, prisoners, immigrants, the LGBT community, victims of hate crimes, and issues affecting economically disadvantaged communities.

We are looking to hire an experienced attorney, preferably with a focus on civil rights in educational settings or the criminal/juvenile justice systems. The successful applicant will have excellent research and writing skills, a strong academic background, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required.

The Center offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample (excerpt from a brief) and references to .

Due to the high volume of applications received by the Center, we will be unable to respond to inquiries by telephone.

The Southern Poverty Law Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance. - 2 years ago - save job