Education Attorney

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

We seek a dynamic and creative attorney to work with educational leaders throughout New Mexico on major policy reforms and litigation related to education, including compliance with the landmark Yazzie/Martinez court decision.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Required: strong leadership and strategic thinking skills; passionate about education policy, racial justice and community lawyering; excellent litigator, writer and researcher; ability to manage complex projects; ‘no-stone-unturned’ thoroughness and persistence. Preferred: Indigenous language or Spanish speaker, experience with lobbying, coalition-building, and media.

Other Information/Requirements: 

The Center is a nationally recognized nonprofit law firm that engages in systemic advocacy and impact litigation to advance the health, economic and educational well-being of New Mexico’s families. We partner with our communities to provide advocacy through the courts, the legislature and administrative agencies, and through community outreach and education. To learn more about the Center, please visit our website at

How to Apply: 

Apply in confidence by emailing a resume and cover letter to [email protected] We are an equal opportunity employer. Native Americans, other people of color, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Katrina Rost
New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty
924 Park Avenue SW Suite C
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Feb 11 2020
Date to Remove: 
May 11 2020

Share This