Legal Director, Civil Legal Assistance for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Job Description
Type of Job: 
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.

Contact Information
Kathleen Donlin, Human Resources Director
New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.
3909 Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast, Suite 6
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
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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