Current Job Openings
Civil Rights Attorney (Mesa, AZ)

- We seek a full-time Civil Rights Attorney with a demonstrated commitment to public interest advocacy and serving diverse communities. We are looking for a motivated individual with experience who will be expected to identify, strategize, and use creative legal and grassroots advocacy solutions to address systematic issues facing the American Muslim community.

Time Commitment: Full-time with occasional evenings and weekends required

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

Conduct intakes and investigate legal claims through effective communication with an incredibly diverse community.

Manage a caseload of 60-80 intakes per year.

Perform in-depth legal research.

Legal writing including, but not limited to, drafting complaints, letters, and memos; and non-legal writing including drafting community advisories, issue briefings, and reports

Communicate with outside parties such as attorneys, employers, law enforcement agents, administrative agencies, etc.

Work to educate and empower diverse community members on their rights through community presentations and material distributions.

Travel for outreach including participating in community events and coalition meetings.

Required Qualifications:

Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or eligible to waive in.

1-5 years relevant experience, as well as law degree from an American Bar Association accredited school.

Comfort working productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking experience.

Access to a working vehicle and the ability to drive throughout the State of Arizona.

This position reports to the Executive Director.

Compensation:

Compensation commensurate with skills and experience To Apply: Please send (1) a cover letter discussing your interest in the position, (2) your resume, (3) the names and contact information of three references, to: info@az.cair.com with the subject line “Civil Rights Attorney”.