Job’o’th’Week (Entry-Level Edition)

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Staff Attorney

The Organization

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit regional law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income persons and groups in western Ohio, seeks a bright, creative, hardworking attorney for its Dayton office.

The Position

The Attorney will work with ABLE’s Education Practice Group and the Housing and Economic Development Practice Group. The Education Practice Group provides legal representation to low-income children and parents in education cases. ┬áThe Education Practice Group advocates for appropriate and meaningful educational opportunities for children in poverty, including a focus on discipline cases and disrupting the school to prison pipeline, particularly for African American and Latino youth who are disproportionately impacted by these policies. ┬áThe Housing and Economic Development Practice Group focuses their work on improving housing conditions and choices for low income communities as well as improving eThe Attorney must have excellent interpersonal skills and be experienced in working in collaborative environments.

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