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Earth Law Center (ELC) is a 501c3 non-profit seeking volunteer Spanish-speakers with legal background (law student, law clerk, practicing lawyer) to assist the team with research and drafting legal ordinances and legal personhood documents.  Earth Law Center works to transform the law to recognize and protect nature’s inherent rights to exist, thrive and evolve. Through this work, we envision a future in which humans and nature flourish together.

If you have a passion for making a difference, getting rights for nature with a strong work ethic – please send in your cover letter and resume.  We promise that you will have a chance to be part of a paradigm shift, working with smart and committed people who find win-win solutions.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Online research to find precedent, case studies and other corroborating evidence for successful Earth Law cases in Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Mexico City
  • Draft municipal ordinances, legal personhood arguments (for rivers) or biodiversity ordinances for Mexico City, Costa Rica and Uruguay
  • This role will be remote (if based in New York, Denver or San Francisco, face to face meetings with ELC staff possible)
  • Minimum 10 hours per week

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing your experience and how it applies to this role along with a resume to dlee@earthlaw.org.   

  Metro Area New York NY
  Job Location City Other
  Job Location State New York
  Job Location Zip 00000
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Legal
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Volunteer
 
  Language 1 Spanish ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 English ( Speak Read )  
  Job Posting Date Jul. 5, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Earth Law Center
  Organizational Focus Law and Legal Assistance
  Contact Person Darlene May Lee
  Contact Phone (646) 833-8521
  Contact Fax (646) 833-8521
  Contact Email dlee@earthlaw.org
  Web Address http://249 E 118TH ST, Suite 3B

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