Attorney with DC Bar for Health & Long Term Care of older people

Employer
The Consortium Inc
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Our client is seeking a temporary attorney to work on the Health Team under the supervision of AFL attorneys. The AFL Health Team focuses on issues designed to help older persons access affordable, quality health care and long-term services and supports. The temporary attorney will conduct legal research and draft memoranda, pleadings, and amicus briefs on a variety of issues related to health and long term care of older persons, with a focus on issues that impact older Americans. Admission to the D. C. Bar is required. Admission to the D. C. Bar is required. Required Qualifications: Admission to the D. C. Bar is required. 1. 1-3 years legal experience 2. Strong academic record 3. Public interest/public service experience, legal or otherwise 4. Strong writing, research, and oral communication skills 5. Proficiency in LEXIS 6. Strong familiarity with The Blue Book: A Uniform System of Citation 7. Good organizational skills 8. Detail oriented 9. Ability to meet deadlines 10. Ability to work independently with guidance and oversight as needed Requirements: 1. Resume 2. Cover letter 3. Writing sample 4. Three professional and/or academic references