Job o’ the Day: Assistant General Counsel for the NAACP

From the PSJD job posting:

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization for equal rights, seeks a highly experienced attorney with non-profit experience, member of the Maryland/DC Bar Association. Work experience in public interest law firm, civil rights association, legislative committee or the government preferred.

The Assistant General Counsel’s office maintains basic corporate documents and provides staff service to the Board of Directors and Committees.

Summary of Duties:

The Assistant General Counsel is under the supervision of the Deputy General Counsel. The attorney performs such duties that are assigned by the Deputy General Counsel, including but not limited to:

  • Representing branches and state conference in litigation
  • Representing the Association in routine legal matters
  • Reviewing cases for recommendation to the General Counsel
  • Drawing up briefs and the legal documents
  • Filing required reports and other legal proceedings
  • Providing such other support as is needed in effectively carrying out the mission of the Legal Department

Successful applicants will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience and experience in civil rights litigation or a related area.

For more information, view the full job listing at PSJD.org (log-in required).

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