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’s Protection and Advocacy program, working independently and as part of a team on systemic change litigation. Responsibilities include maintaining a litigation and administrative hearing case load; advising and mentoring DRW staff attorneys on their cases; and co-counseling with them when necessary; developing external relationships with potential pro bono partners for future litigation.
Cases will be 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.
The position is based in either Madison or Milwaukee with a hybrid work arrangement option available.
The deadline to apply is January 5, 2024. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. Position will remain open until filled.
Learn more about key responsibilities and qualifications for our Impact Litigation Attorney position below:
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