Legal Director, Civil Legal Assistance for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Full-Time
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

This position involves a diverse set of duties, including serving as legal counsel for a small non-profit organization; teaching and mentoring of professionals in legal matters related to sexual violence; participating in policy work in administrative law and legislative settings; giving legal information to traumatized individuals; and managing projects and funding for agency legal initiatives.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The Attorney will review policies and legal documents; provide legal advice; conduct statewide trainings; provide legal education and consultation on campus civil procedures specific to sexual violence; provide civil legal resources; provide legislative support, including research, bill analysis, and expert testimony; write grant proposals, budgets, and reports specific to the legal program; and manage the Prosecution Mentoring Project.

Other Information/Requirements: 

The candidate must be admitted to practice law in NM, in good standing; have a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a practicing attorney; be experienced as a trainer; and able to travel within NM. Experience working with sexual assault survivors and marginalized communities in courtrooms, on campus, in housing, and/or employment law; legal grant management and budgeting; and fluency in Spanish is preferred.

How to Apply: 

To apply, please email letter of interest, writing sample, resume or CV, and references, to [email protected] by close of business Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Inquiries and submissions by email only.
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Contact Information
Name: 
Kathleen Donlin, Human Resources Director
Agency/Organization: 
New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
Address: 
3909 Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast, Suite 6
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
87111
Business Phone: 
(505) 883-8020
Business Fax: 
(505) 883-7530
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Aug 15 2020
Date to Remove: 
Nov 13 2020

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