|The Southern Poverty Law Center seeks a staff attorney to join its Montgomery, Alabama office. The Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing bigotry and oppression through litigation, public education, and community organizing. The Center is exploring emerging legal issues affecting low-income people in the Southeast, such as consumer lending, employment and housing discrimination, public benefits, and other economic justice concerns.
We are looking to hire an attorney with excellent research and writing skills, a strong academic background (preferably including a judicial clerkship), and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and economic justice issues. The position provides a very competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a generous 401(k) plan.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and a law school transcript, preferably by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is 04/11/2012.
Due to the high volume of applications received by the Center, the legal department is unable to respond to inquiries by telephone.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.