Finally, the Supervising Attorney will help support housing-related advocacy and policy reform efforts in the District through participation in various stakeholder groups, legislative reform efforts and outreach/tenant education events. The Legal Clinic seeks to fill the vacancy as soon as possible. Qualifications: Member of the D.
C. Bar or eligible to practice under D.C.
Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(9); At least 5-7 years of post J.D. legal experience including at least 3 years of litigation experience; At least 4 years of D.
C. housing law expertise/practice; At least 2 years of supervisory experience; Prior experience in a legal services or other public interest setting; Ability to independently perform legal analysis and train staff attorneys in doing the same; Excellent interpersonal and management skills; Excellent organizational, analytical, and research skills; Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written communication; Excellent negotiation skills; Ability to proceed effectively in court with little time for preparation; Good judgment; High degree of flexibility; Sense of humor, seriously; Ability to work with and lead other staff and interact with a wide variety of people, including volunteers, in a professional and collaborative manner; Demonstrated commitment to social, economic, and racial justice and/or willingness to learn and carry out Bread for the City’s commitments in these areas; Comfortable working in an open work environment, with no private offices for staff (once remote work ends); Familiarity with Google Organization & Productivity tools (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar) and/or ability to learn new technology systems; Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills preferred, but not required.
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