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.
Counsel, Fair Housing & Community Development Project
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a premier national civil rights legal organization, 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. The Lawyers' Committee marshals the resources of law firms to provide comprehensive pro bono legal assistance to support social change. For more information about this position, please download the full job announcement.
The deadline for applications is March 7, 2014. Applications should be submitted electronically to https://lawyerscommittee.has-jobs.com and should include a cover letter, resume, and references.
Senior Counsel, Voting Rights Project
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is a private nonprofit, nonpartisan premier civil rights legal organization seeking a bright, energetic, highly qualified experienced litigator to exercise significant responsibility in developing and conducting the litigation docket for the Voting Rights Project. The Voting Rights Project litigates cases throughout the country challenging problems in the electoral process that inhibit the full and equal political participation of minority citizens. The majority of the Project's litigation is in federal court, and pro bono co-counsel from leading law firms typically contributes substantial time and resources to the litigation. For more information about this position, please download the full job announcement.
The position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted electronically to https://lawyerscommittee.has-jobs.com and should include a cover letter, resume, and references.