The Oklahoma Disability Law Center, a 501(c)3, seeks a seeks a dynamic, self-starting attorney who has vision, initiative, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law as their Director of Legal Services. Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the program’s Leadership Team. The Director of Litigation/Legal Services will direct her or his own case load while also supervising the work of the other attorneys, advocates and administrative staff in both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa offices. The successful candidate may work out of either Oklahoma City or Tulsa.
In addition to providing representation in civil legal matters, this position involves a rare opportunity to spearhead exciting strategic advocacy, including principled litigation aimed at large-scale change to benefit people with disabilities in the state of Oklahoma and to oversee the design and implementation of a strategic plan for outreach to underserved areas and populations.
Job requirement include: Licensed to practice law in Oklahoma or eligible for immediate admission to the Oklahoma bar by reciprocity; 5 to 10 years legal experience, including extensive state and or federal litigation experience; zealous commitment to use the legal system to enforce the rights of people with disabilities is essential; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to think and plan strategically and to demonstrate and promote a positive work ethic and work environment; proven management and leadership skills, excellent skills in mentoring and training; the ability to develop and implement projects; and a readiness to have a flexible work schedule.
Please include a cover letter, references and a writing sample of no more than 10 pages.
Posted date: 13 days ago