Healthcare Attorney/Policy Advocate

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty seeks a dynamic and creative attorney or policy advocate to work on major reforms to the healthcare system. The Center is advancing innovative solutions to make healthcare affordable to all New Mexicans, protect Medicaid coverage, reduce medical debt, and ensure equitable policies prioritized by immigrant, Native American, and low-income communities, in collaboration with a broad network of partners and community leaders.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

This work includes policy advocacy, legislative efforts, community education, coalition-building, and legal representation (for attorneys). Required: minimum three years of policy or legal advocacy; strong leadership skills; commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice. Preferred: Spanish, Indigenous language, or other language fluency.

Other Information/Requirements: 

The Center is a nationally recognized non-profit law firm that engages in systemic advocacy and impact litigation to advance the health, economic, and educational wellbeing of New Mexico’s families. We partner with our communities to provide advocacy and representation through the courts, the legislature, and administrative agencies, community education, and media. 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 and committed to equity in our work. Native Americans, people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals and people who have grown up in New Mexico are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Katrina Rost
New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(505) 255-2840
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Jul 20 2020
Date to Remove: 
Oct 18 2020

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