The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc. (LDB) is an independent, non-partisan institution for public interest advocacy, research and education. The Center’s mission is to advance the civil and human rights of the Jewish people and to promote justice for all. Depending on skills, interest and abilities, Fellows’ duties are likely to include some combination of the following: interviewing witnesses and potential complainants; researching substantive issues of federal and state law; analyzing legislative, regulatory, and other public policy issues; drafting legal memoranda and policy materials; assisting in the preparation of scholarly writings and practical guides; writing editorial submissions for news periodicals and blogs; conducting intake activities, including assessment of potential actions; preparing legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; delivering oral presentations to a variety of audiences; and engaging in social media activities. Additional duties include interacting with complainants, witnesses, government officials, public interest advocates, other nonprofit organizations, university administrators, activists and/or the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; preparing continuing legal education materials; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and maintain the highest standards of integrity; exhibit excellence in legal analysis, policy analysis and writing; and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude.
Compensation: Position is unpaid.
Application Process and Timing: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume by electronic mail to email@example.com. After resume review, the Brandeis Center may request two writing samples demonstrating writing ability and relevant analytic skills, as well a list of references. No phone calls or faxes, please.
The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal employment employer.
Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Fellows who prefer to work from alternative locations.
Term: Standard term is six months, renewable for up to four terms.
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Activism and Organizing, Editing and Writing, Legal