The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (“the Committee”) seeks an attorney to bring and further litigation, pursue policy-related advocacy, and engage in community lawyering in our Housing Justice practice. Read More
Reimagining Criminal Legal System Attorney
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs seeks an experienced attorney to develop and conduct impact litigation and related advocacy designed to transform the criminal legal system. Read More
Fall 2024 Civil Rights Fellowship – Prisoners’ Rights
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs welcomes fellowship proposals from law students and law clerks committed to racial justice and interested in civil rights litigation and advocacy. The Committee seeks proposals for fellowships beginning in Fall 2024. Read More
Communications Student Internships
Students will assist in building the newly created communications department in all aspects of our work. Read More
Civil Rights Legal Internship
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs civil rights internships provides law students with hands-on experience in civil rights litigation and advocacy. Read More
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Chief Operating Officer
Reporting to the Executive Director, serving as a key member of the Leadership Team, and working closely with leaders and staff across the organization, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will provide leadership and daily management of Washington Lawyers’ Committee’s HR, administrative, IT, and compliance functions, and will oversee finance in close collaboration with the Chief Finance Officer (CFO). The COO will also be a crucial steward of the organization’s culture and values, working with leadership and staff to center racial equity across internal systems, policies, and processes. The COO manages the CFO, a finance consultant, a technology consultant, an operations specialist, and the receptionist/facilities supervisor. The ideal candidate is an experienced operations leader who brings passion for the Committee’s mission and experience practicing and animating organizational values of diversity, equity and inclusion. They will also have experience as a cross-functional leader with a record of implementing solutions to the HR, operations, IT, financial, and day-to-day administrative needs of a justice-focused organization. Read More