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The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, was formed in 1963 at the request of President John F. Kennedy to involve the private bar in providing legal services to address racial discrimination. The principal mission of the Lawyers’ Committee is to secure, through the rule of law, equal justice under law.

If you are a talented professional who wants to use your skills and hard work to further the cause of civil rights and civil justice, please consider applying for a career at the Lawyers’ Committee.

The Lawyers’ Committee does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibility, personal appearance, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other status protected under law.

We encourage applications from people of color, women, and persons with disabilities.  Positions will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and benefits are provided by the employer.

Current Job Openings:

Educational Opportunities Project Fellowship (Fall 2017/Spring 2018) 

National Coordinator (2 positions available) 

Manager of Election Protection

Policy Associate

Manager of Organizing and Advocacy 

Voting Rights Project Fellowship 

Digital Media Coordinator

George N. Lindsay Fellowship 

Skadden, Soros Justice, and Equal Justice Work Fellowships

Jerry Shestack Justice Fellowship 

Counsel, Economic Justice Project

Associate Counsel, Criminal Justice and Economic Justice

Job Openings with our Affiliates:

Executive Director (Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area)

Impact Litigation Fellow (Mississippi Center for Justice)

Deputy Director of Litigation (Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs)

Public Interest Law Center Legal Director

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