Current Openings: 2
To apply for a position at the Disability Law Center, please review the list below. Thank you!
The Disability Law Center (DLC), Utah’s Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with disabilities, has an opening for an attorney specializing in employment law.
The successful candidate will provide advocacy for individuals with disabilities who have been subjected to discrimination in the workplace. Job duties will include individual client representation in complaints with State and Federal administrative agencies; litigation in state and federal court; participating in mediations, and negotiating on behalf of individual clients. Familiarity with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act, and Family Medical Leave Act is preferred.
The DLC is a non-profit, civil rights-focused law office providing legal advocacy services statewide to Utahans with disabilities. Services include: legal advice and representation, including litigation services; intake and referral, outreach, training and public policy advocacy. The DLC has 30 staff members including attorneys, advocates, intake specialists, administrators and support personnel. Core program funding comes from annualized federal grants.
Utah State Bar active membership or immediate eligibility for membership
2+ years litigation and administrative law experience
Experience in individual representation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to relate effectively and respectfully to individuals with disabilities.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing civil rights & social justice
Prior experience in employment law preferred
Minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
COMPENSATION AND HOURS
This is a full-time position. The DLC’s salary range and benefits package for this position are competitive with other public interest law providers. Starting salary will be based on relevant experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a letter of interest, and a copy of your resume with references to: Aaron Kinikini, Legal Director: email@example.com
Application materials must be received by: November 2, 2018.
Fair Housing Testers (on-going)
The Disability Law Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Applications for persons interested in becoming a Fair Housing Tester can be found at the following link: http://disabilitylawcenter.org/job-posting-fair-housing-testers/.
Disability Law Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Disability Law Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.