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The Sustainable Economies Law Center is excited to add 1-2 new lawyers to our team! We are looking for full-time (30 hours per week) core staff members to help us bolster our legal capacity across a number of program areas.
The specific subject areas of the legal work can adapt and evolve over time based on organizational need and your interests. At the moment, our major focus is serving the transactional legal needs of clients in the sectors of community-owned renewable energy, food sovereignty, permanently affordable housing, worker cooperatives, and community ownership of farmland.
How to Apply: Please click here to view the position description and a link to the application form.
Estimated Timeline: We are accepting applications until 11:59pm PST on September 20, 2020. We expect to conduct interviews from late September to early October.
Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the SUBJECT: "STAFF ATTY APPLICATION QUESTION".
We are looking for support advancing the Sustainable Economies Law Center’s policy objectives at the CA state level. Are you interested? Read more below!
How to Apply: Please click here to view the position description and a link to the application form. Note: We are NOT requesting resumes for the initial application.
Estimated Timeline: We are accepting applications until 11:59pm PST on September 22, 2020. We expect to conduct interviews from October 5th through October 9th and to select a candidate in mid-October.
Questions? Please email email@example.com with the SUBJECT: "POLICY ADVOCATE OPENING - QUESTION".
Equal Justice Works and Skadden Fellowship Applicants:
Hey there 3L law students, recent graduates, and experienced attorneys! Do you have a specific project idea that advances the Law Center's mission to provide legal education, research, advice, and advocacy for just and resilient economies? If so, consider applying for a funded fellowship through Equal Justice Works, Skadden Fellowship Foundation, or other similar organization to work with the Law Center. We are particularly interested in proposals that achieve the following goals:
- Envisioning more just and resilient economic and legal systems;
- Identifying and advocating for public policies that remove legal barriers to resilient communities while maintaining and strengthening worker, consumer and environmental protections;
- Empowering community-based entrepreneurs and innovators to create replicable legal structures that will form the blueprints of the new economy;
- Educating communities and law-makers about the potential of new economic strategies; and
- Training the next generation of community-based lawyers to meet the burgeoning legal needs of resilient communities everywhere.
Submit a brief proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Fellowship Proposal" in the subject line and we'll get back to you in a timely manner to let you know if we'd like to further explore the opportunity.
**Please Note: Proposals received by July 15, 2020 will receive priority consideration**