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Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name
Nonhuman Rights Project

Experience
3 yrs required

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Dec 02,2019

Profile

The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), a US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is hiring a Southern California Staff Attorney.

The major responsibilities of the SoCal Staff Attorney will include research and preparation of lawsuits seeking common law rights for nonhuman animals. This will involve factual and legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, and preparation of litigation filings in conjunction with the work of other NhRP lawyers, as well as litigating cases in California courts, along with other work as required to further the NhRP's mission to achieve legal rights for nonhuman animals in the US and around the world.

Specific job requirements:

  • You are deeply committed to attaining legal rights for nonhuman animals both in the United States and abroad.
  • You want to make history.
  • You have at least 3 years of relevant experience, preferably including trial, appellate, and/or clerkship experience.
  • You have excellent writing skills. Published law review articles and/or books are a plus, but not necessary.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You work well both remotely and in-person on long-term complex legal projects.
  • You are admitted to practice law in California.
  • You are based in Southern California or are willing to relocate there.
  • This position requires a deep long-term commitment to gaining personhood and legal rights for nonhuman animals and a willingness to learn how to accomplish it.

To apply:

Please send to email a cover letter and CV/resume, combined as a single PDF, to NhRP Executive Director Kevin Schneider.

The Nonhuman Rights Project is an equal-opportunity employer.

Company info

Nonhuman Rights Project

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