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The Innocence Project – Staff Attorney, Strategic Litigation Department, New York

Applications accepted until filled.

The Innocence Project is looking for a Staff Attorney to join our Strategic Litigation Department. The staff attorney reports to the Director of Strategic Litigation. The department is currently composed of a Director, two staff attorneys and two paralegals. This is a full-time position and requires travel.


At least 6 years intensive litigation, appellate and/or clerkship experience required.
• Criminal justice, indigent defense or related civil rights experience required. Applicants with
experience in related impact litigation are also encouraged to apply.
• Experience with and the ability to understand, summarize and translate complex research for a lay
audience preferred.
• Public speaking and/or training experience is a plus.


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To apply, please visit Paycom. Upload your cover letter and resume as (last name. first name. cover letter/resume). Information submitted through this secure site is kept confidential. Due to the large volume of applications, they are unable to give applicant updates by phone.