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Project Attorney– Standpoint

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: April 16, 2019
Expiry Date: April 16, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Organization: Standpoint
Job Title: Project Attorney
City: Minneapolis
State: MN
Annual Salary: DOE
* Licensed attorney in the State of Minnesota or the ability to be admitted to the Minnesota Bar within 6 months (required)
* 2 years experience providing advocacy to sexual violence victim/survivors (preferred)
* 2 years experience advocating for underrepresented communities (i.e. communities of color, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, migrant workers, immigrants and refugees, women used in prostitution, vulnerable adults, differently abled, etc.) (preferred)
* 1 year of experience in program or project development and implementation (preferred)
* Demonstrated writing abilities
* Computer skills
* Willingness to learn new skills and accomplish new tasks
Other relevant position information:
* Must be able to work closely with sexual violence advocates
* Knowledge of other language(s) is a plus
* Knowledge of other women’s rights issues and appeals is a plus
* We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities
The attorney will represent sexual violence victim/survivors in Ramsey County.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing holistic legal assessment and options for victim/survivors about the various ways the law and their experience may impact them, providing direct representation to sexual violence victim/survivors in civil cases in Ramsey County, preparation of litigation materials, conducting legal research, and working collaboratively with Standpoint and SOS advocates.
    This is a full time position with excellent salary, health and vacation benefits.
Application Information:
Open Date: 2019-04-16
Close Date: 2019-05-03
Instructions: Interested applicants should send a cover letter discussing their interest in and qualifications for position and their resume to:
ATTN:  Hiring Committee
1611 Park Ave. South, Suite # 2
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 343 9842
Standpoint is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.