Updated 7/10/2023: The deadline to apply has been extended to July 24th. An updated position description is available below.
Disability Rights Wisconsin is now hiring for an Impact Litigation Attorney within our Protection and Advocacy Program!
The Impact Litigation Attorney is the first-chair litigator for DRW, working independently and as part of a team on systemic change litigation. Responsibilities include maintaining a litigation and administrative hearing case load comprised of a variety of disability rights issues such as employment, housing, schools, civil rights, conditions of confinement and access to community services. Representation of clients includes providing advice and counsel to individual clients, evaluating new cases for litigation potential, performing all aspects of litigation such as research, drafting, discovery, motion practice and 1st chair trial counsel. A part of the Impact Litigation Attorney’s responsibilities will be to advise and mentor DRW attorneys and co-counsel with them on their litigation or administrative hearing cases to help them build their own litigation expertise.
This position is located in Wisconsin and requires Wisconsin residency. We have offices in Madison and Milwaukee with hybrid option available. Remote option is available for those who live more than 45 miles from a DRW office.
The deadline to apply is July 24. The position will remain open until it is filled.
Learn more about key responsibilities and qualifications for our Impact Litigation Attorney position below:
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