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Staff Attorney

The New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty is a nationally recognized non-profit law firm engaging in systemic advocacy and impact litigation to advance social and economic justice.  Learn more about us by visiting our web site at www.nmpovertylaw.org

We are looking for a highly capable lawyer to join our staff in a full-time permanent position.

The work at the Center on Law and Poverty is varied, always challenging and highly rewarding.  The work week is reasonable and the staff superb.  We offer a good non-profit salary and excellent benefits.

Required: Law degree and license; excellent research, writing and legal advocacy skills; ‘no-stone-unturned’ persistence and capacity to lead; ability to be articulate and forceful in the face of powerful opposition; ability to problem-solve creatively; detail-orientation; strong Spanish language skills.

Preferred: familiarity with New Mexico, poverty or civil rights law and legislative advocacy.

Apply in confidence by sending a resume and letter specifying how you meet each of the position requirements to kim@nmpovertylaw.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Office Manager

The New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty is seeking a full-time office manager to handle all aspects of running an office, including maintaining a computer network; participating in financial controls and personnel functions; reception and some intake duties; meeting and event production; purchasing; maintaining supplies; administrative support and other office duties.

Very positive work environment. Good non-profit salary and very good benefits.  Late June/early July start date.

Please do not apply unless you meet all these requirements: college degree; very strong organizing skills and attention to detail; ability to write well; technological savvy; strong Spanish language skills; and an interest in social and economic justice.  www.nmpovertylaw.org

Send letter of interest with salary requirement and resume to: abby@nmpovertylaw.org  EEOE