Job Vacancy Contract Attorney Loyola Project for the Innocent Loyola Marymount University
Job title: Contract Attorney Loyola Project for the Innocent
Company: Loyola Marymount University
Job description: Loyola’s Project for the Innocent (“LPI”) is seeking to hire a contract staff attorney to begin as soon as possible. The staff attorney will investigate, evaluate and litigate claims of wrongful conviction and/or innocence. The position involves investigating and litigating both new and existing LPI cases. Full time or part time will be considered.
Loyola’s Project for the Innocent (“LPI”) is seeking to hire a contract staff attorney to begin as soon as possible. The staff attorney will investigate, evaluate and litigate claims of wrongful conviction and/or innocence. The position involves investigating and litigating both new and existing LPI cases. Counsel will be responsible for developing and implementing investigation plans and litigation strategies, which often includes compiling case records, evaluating police reports and other crucial case documents, locating and interviewing witnesses, and drafting witness statements. The attorney will also prepare legal memoranda, motions, petitions for writs of habeas corpus and other legal documents related to their case, as well as make necessary court appearances and participating in evidentiary hearings. Staff attorneys participate in student supervision, including monitoring students’ work on cases and their screening of submitted cases.
Loyola Marymount University Expectations
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the LMU. Promote an environment that supports diversity and inclusivity. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.
Member of California State Bar, at least 2 years of litigation experience, familiarity with California criminal justice system.
LPI believes strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage people from all backgrounds, especially racial, ethnic, gender and sexual orientation minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and smart people with non-linear/non-traditional experience and educational backgrounds to apply for this position.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
To ensure the safety and well-being of our community Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.
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Staff Term (Fixed Term)
Job date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:06:22 GMT
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