About Equal Justice Works
The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Equal Justice Works is a recognized leader in the public interest law movement. Please go towww.equaljusticeworks.orgto learn more about Equal Justice Works.
Equal Justice Works provides a continuum of opportunity that begins with incoming law school students and extends into later careers in the profession. From advocating for law school programs that instill public service values among students, to creating summer and postgraduate public interest jobs, to addressing the staggering educational debt that blocks lawyers from going into public service, Equal Justice Works inspires and provides opportunities for the legal community to change lives, make careers, and deliver on the promise of justice for all.
About the Senior Program Manager Position
The Senior Program Manager leads the programmatic and administrative oversight of one or more post-graduate legal Fellowship programs that place groups of lawyers and law students at nonprofit legal services agencies (host organizations) to provide civil legal services focused around a particular issue area or community. One of the post-graduate legal Fellowship programs the Senior Program Manager will have primary responsibility for is the Crime Victims Advocacy Program, a multi-million-dollar program funded by the Department of Justice. This national fellowship program will provide legal assistance and enforce victims’ rights for survivors in underserved, BIPOC communities. This is a wonderful opportunity for those experienced in grant and program management and legal aid, passionate about making a difference for survivors and underserved communities, and wanting to support other lawyers and law students to develop skills as public interest leaders.