Location: Denver, CO
Job Type: Clerk, Extern or Intern
The Rocky Mountain office represents citizen groups of all sizes in actions covering the full spectrum of environmental issues primarily in the four corner states of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona, but also in Wyoming, California, and Nevada. The Rocky Mountain Office engages in a wide array of environmental litigation in areas such as public lands, energy development, water projects and use, and endangered species.
FELLOW: The Earthjustice Rocky Mountain Office seeks a law student graduating in 2014 to join us as a full-time fellow commencing in September 2014 for a period of one or two years, with financial support from their law school fellowship program. Fellows participate in the full range of environmental litigation and advocacy work including investigating potential cases, conducting research, writing legal memoranda, drafting pleadings, and participating in conference calls and meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have excellent legal research and writing skills, an outstanding academic record and a strong commitment to environmental law, environmental justice or other public interest work.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates should comply with their law school fellowship process, requirements and deadlines. Additionally, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, recent writing sample (under ten pages), law school transcript, and list of three references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by U.S. mail to the attention of Hiring Coordinator, 1400 Glenarm Place, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202-5050. No calls, please.
Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters and citizens to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring the best and brightest who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with nine offices across the U.S.
Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.