Communities Rise is currently hiring!
Communities Rise is seeking a business attorney with a minimum of 2+ years of experience counseling business organizations on transactional legal issues such as formation, contract review, IP, or employment. The position will primarily involve providing these legal services to small businesses, and occasionally providing such services to nonprofits in collaboration with the current attorney who focuses on nonprofits. Our attorneys aim to provide legal services through a relational approach that is focused on building community power in communities impacted by systemic oppression and advancing race equity. This position will also staff our monthly legal clinics, collaborate with community partners that serve small businesses and community organizations, and connect clients seeking legal assistance with volunteer attorneys. The individual in this position will assist us in both organizational and legal team strategic planning and in streamlining our legal services in a meaningful way that meets community needs. The ideal candidate is community-minded, committed to racial equity and self-reflection, and shares experiences similar to the communities we serve.
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The priority application deadline is October 7, 2022.