The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination. The principal mission of the Lawyers' Committee is to secure, through the rule of law, equal justice under law.
If you are a talented professional who wants to use your skills, hard work, and expertise to further the cause of civil rights and civil justice, please consider applying for a career at the Lawyers' Committee.
Lawyers’ Committee is an equal opportunity employer with a standing policy of nondiscrimination. This means that all qualified persons are accorded an equal opportunity for employment or promotion without regard to actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibility, personal appearance, genetic information, matriculation, or political affiliation.
We encourage applications from people of color, women, and persons with disabilities. Positions will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and benefits are provided by the employer.
Current Job Openings:
The Lawyers' Committee is seeking a dynamic attorney to serve as Counsel in the Fair Housing & Community Development Project. The Lawyers' Committee's Fair Housing & Community Development Project fights discrimination in housing through enforcement of the Fair Housing Act and promotes greater opportunity for low-income people of color by ensuring that development is equitable and inclusive. Counsel will work on several national initiatives and will take a lead role in providing legal and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations and jurisdictions as well as developing new cases and matters. For more information and to apply, please visit https://podio.com/webforms/9675861/706074. Applications are due October 22, 2014.
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