Civil Rights Attorney

Civil Rights Attorney

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CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY

 

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Disability Rights Michigan (DRM) has an immediate opening for a full-time attorney position.

 

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

-Providing legal representation and consultation to persons with disabilities.

-Providing technical legal assistance, legal education services and training to agency staff, consumer groups, and persons with disabilities.

 

Must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited school of law and admitted to practice law in the state of Michigan. Minimum two years’ experience litigating cases in Federal Courts or representing clients in disability related matters (Guardianship, Civil Commitment, Medicaid Fair Hearings) preferred.  Demonstrated effective written and oral communication and problem-solving skills are critical.

 

Salary range $51,000 to $65,000.  Attorneys with significant legal experience or extensive disability law experience may be hired above the range.   Excellent benefits.  Located in Lansing.

 

DRM is the agency designated by the Governor of the State of Michigan to protect and advocate for the legal rights of individuals with disabilities.

 

DRM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, political belief, creed, national origin, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

 

Interested applicants please send, e-mail or fax resume and cover letter to:

 

Camilia Limas

Disability Rights Michigan.

4095 Legacy Parkway

Lansing, MI  48911

517-487-0827 (FAX)

[email protected]

 

Deadline for applications: Friday, January 29, 2021