Thursday, November 22, 2007

Alliance Defense Fund looking for new litigation attorney

This is an excellent opportunity for a new law school graduate who is interested in defending Christian constitutional cases and taking on the ACLU.

Litigation Counsel

Responsibilities include taking part in the ADF Legal Mentoring Program which may include
conducting civil lawsuits, drawing up legal documents, advising clients on legal rights, and
practicing other phases of law under the direct supervision of a senior attorney. Additional duties may include assisting the Development and Media Relations teams with speaking engagements and media interviews, reviewing in-house contracts and legal issues, participating in ADF sponsored seminars and training sessions, assisting with legal intake, and other duties as assigned. Incumbents will initially be brought in under the title of Law Clerk until passing the bar exam and being licensed to practice law.

Requirements include:
 J.D. degree from an accredited law school
 Ability to pass the Arizona (or other, as needed) bar exam
 Excellent PC skills including proficiency with MS Office products, legal research
software, and strong Internet research skills
 Excellent presentation skills
 Strong legal and brief-writing skills
 Demonstrated flexibility—ability to work as a member of a team in any role necessary
for success and/or to work independently when necessary
 Ability to interact effectively with media
 Willingness and ability to travel as necessary for litigation and related efforts

The Alliance Defense Fund is a national organization located in Scottsdale, Arizona. We offer a
competitive salary and benefits program. To apply for this position, please email your resume
with a cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position, a writing sample, and your
salary requirements to or fax to 480-444-0027. Preferred writing samples would
include a legal pleading for which you were the primary author, a law review note or
commentary, or other professional legal writing.
For more information on ADF, visit our website at

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