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Contract Attorney

The Lawyering Project is seeking one or more contract attorneys to support our legal work while two of our staff attorneys take parental leave in 2024.  Applicants must hold an active license to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and have a demonstrated commitment to reproductive justice.  Tasks may include any or all of the following:  legal research and writing; litigation support; and attorney navigation for the Abortion Defense Network.  The Lawyering Project will compensate contract attorneys at the rate of $2,000 per week for up to 40 hours of work per week, as needed.  Contract attorneys have flexibility to start between January 2024 and April 2024 and work with the Lawyering Project for up to 16 weeks.  Precise start and end dates will be set during the contracting process.  To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to jobs@lawyeringproject.org and include “Contract Attorney 2024” in the subject line.  Please note that contract attorneys will be independent contractors of the Lawyering Project’s fiscal sponsor and not employees.