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> Government: 


JOB OPENING: U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA


Application Deadline: June 3, 2024


Position Title:
Sens. Ossoff, Rev. Warnock Announce Application Process for Impending Vacancy on U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Type of Position:
  • Full Time Employment
Brief description of the job opportunity:
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Jon Ossoff, a member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and Reverend Raphael Warnock today announced the application process for the impending vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Steve C. Jones of the Northern District of Georgia announced he would take senior status as of January 1, 2025. To fill the impending vacancy, Sens. Ossoff and Warnock will jointly accept applications for the position before the Senators make their final recommendations to President Biden.

In 2021, Sens. Ossoff and Rev. Warnock recommended nominees to President Biden for two United States District Court positions — Victoria Marie Calvert and Sarah Elisabeth Geraghty — and one United States Attorney position — Ryan K. Buchanan — all of whom were nominated by the President and later confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Applications for the U.S. District Court Judge position can be found here and will be accepted until Monday, June 3, at 5 p.m. ET: https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/7fdb7353-06ce-4e38-ba77-8fc67670b6e1/
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JOB OPENING: ASSISTANT SOLICITOR GENERAL, COBB COUNTY SOLICITOR GENERAL'S OFFICE


Application Deadline:Recurring on an As Needed Basis

Hiring Company Name:

Cobb County Solicitor General's Office
 Position Title:
Assistant Solicitor General
Type of Position:
  • Full Time Employment
Brief description of the job opportunity:
The Cobb County Solicitor-General’s office has an immediate opening for an Assistant Solicitor-General (ASG). An ASG prosecutes misdemeanor violations in the State Court of Cobb County. This position allows the new ASG to learn in a high-speed courtroom environment, practice negotiation techniques, and litigate criminal cases as needed.
Company Description:
Job Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the investigation and preparation of cases for trial, representing the State in all stages of court proceedings, and performing additional tasks relating to State Court prosecutions.
Job Requirements:
An ASG should demonstrate knowledge of the state laws, court proceedings, and rules of evidence, as well as adhere to the policies and procedures of the Solicitor-General’s office. An ASG must show an ability to communicate and work with the public, judges, and court personnel. You must have adequate oral and written communication skills. Work is performed both in an office setting and in a courtroom, sometimes for long periods of time. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, and occasional lifting of light objects are necessary functions of the position.

Desired qualifications - Juris Doctorate is required. An ASG must be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar.
Candidate's contact to apply:
Submit resume and cover letter to Young Tae at young.tae@cobbcounty.org.




JOB OPENING: STAFF ATTORNEY, JUDGE M. YVETTE MILLER, THE COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA


THE COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:

STAFF ATTORNEY-JUDGE M. YVETTE MILLER

Applications will be considered and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Duties: Working with two other staff attorneys, an administrative assistant, and interns to assist the judge in reviewing appellate records and briefs, drafting opinions and internal memoranda, preparing bench briefs for oral argument, conducting legal research, and advising the judge on other matters as requested.

Qualifications: Strong academic credentials, excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, and the ability to work efficiently and manage a large work load. Must be an active member of the State Bar of Georgia or another State Bar and will be admitted to the State Bar of Georgia within one year of employment. Previous law clerk or staff attorney experience preferred.


Salary and Benefits:

  • Annualized salary from $95,225 to $132,357, commensurate with experience

  • Paid vacation and sick leave, paid state holidays, subsidized health and other insurance,

    flexible spending accounts, and a combination Defined-Benefit (pension) and 401 (k) plan

  • Employment qualifies for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

    To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:

    coarecruit@gaappeals.us
    Subject line: “Miller- Chambers Attorney Position”

    To apply, the applicant must send a resume and cover letter to: coarecruit@gaappeals.us with the subject line as either Miller - 

    Chambers Attorney Position or Doyle - Chambers Attorney Position.




> Non-Profit I Schools: 



JOB OPENING: GEORGIA ASYLUM & IMMIGRATION NETWORK (GAIN), DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT


Application Deadline: August 2024


Hiring Company Name:

Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network (GAIN)

Position Title:

Director of Development

Type of Position:

  • Full Time Employment

Brief description of the job opportunity:

GAIN is seeking a dynamic and strategic Director of Development to spearhead GAIN’s fundraising efforts and oversee a complex annual fundraising plan raising $2.2 million annually, including private foundation and federal grants, special events, corporate and organizational giving, and a growing individual giving program. Successful candidates will have 5+ years’ experience and demonstrate the skills necessary to motivate giving and involvement, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, and guide growth strategies.


Company Description:

Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (GAIN) is a 501(c)(3) organization that protects and empowers immigrant survivors of crime and persecution, including asylum-seekers and immigrant survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. Our staff attorneys, paralegals, and navigators provide direct service to our clients while also building a volunteer force of attorneys, whom we recruit, train, and mentor. Through direct representation as well as our pro bono program which multiplies our impact, GAIN assists over 1,000 clients and family members each year.


Job Responsibilities:

·Develop and guide implementation of fundraising strategies to ensure annual fundraising goals and long-term growth. The organization’s current fundraising target is approximately $2M.
·Create and manage the annual resource development plan, consistent with the organization’s strategic plan.
·Continue GAIN’s trajectory of diversifying organizational funding and growing non-federal sources to maintain a funding mix that achieves the goals set forth in GAIN’s strategic plan.
·Serve as a member of GAIN’s senior leadership team; collaborate with Executive Director and other Directors to inform and implement organizational strategies for success.
·Utilize moves management approach as well as stewardship and recognition practices to invest in the growth of unrestricted revenue streams, particularly through GAIN’s individual giving program.
·Lead efforts to identify, cultivate, and qualify prospective donors for major giving and the Guardian Circle giving society; personally manage strategies and timelines to steward existing major giving and Guardian Circle donors.
·Coordinate, plan and execute GAIN’s annual fundraising event in close collaboration with board, staff and event planner.
·Work closely with GAIN’s Executive Director and Finance team to collaborate on annual and grant-related budget planning.
·Serve as the liaison for 1-2 standing committees and/or task forces for the GAIN Board of Directors; leverage Board resources and connections to support GAIN’s long-term goals.
·Monitor and evaluate fundraising performance, with regular reporting and benchmarks to guide progress.
·Manage Development team (currently 2 FTEs) in the attainment of all Development goals.
·Oversee organizational communications efforts, including brand and PR strategies, and collaborate with GAIN’s communications consultant to ensure implementation.
·Ensure compliance with all legal fundraising requirements and best practices.


Job Requirements:

● Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
● Experience with non-profit organizations, including federal grant management, highly
preferred
● Experience working with immigrants (including asylum-seekers) and/or knowledge of
immigration law highly preferred
● Previous work promoting pro bono with a law firm or legal services organization,
preferred
● Knowledge of Salesforce, WordPress, Zenefits, Bill.com, GoToMeeting, Zoom, Google Suite, preferred
● Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
● Enthusiasm and eye for creativity
● A proven ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
● Excellent analytical and communication (written and verbal) skills
● Excellent ability to collaborate, work cross functionally, and achieve consensus across
an organization
● A passion for fulfilling GAIN’s mission and/or serving vulnerable immigrant populations


Company Website:

https://georgiaasylum.org/


Candidate's contact to apply:

To learn more and apply for this position, please visit the Our Fundraising Search website:

https://ourfundraisingsearch.welcomekit.co/jobs/director-of-development-georgia-asylum-and-immigration-network-gain_atlanta



> Law Firms:


JOB OPENING: LITIGATION ATTORNEY, SHOOK, HARDY & BACON L.L.P.


Application Deadline:  Until filled

Hiring Company Name:

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Position Title:
Litigation Attorney
Type of Position:
  • Full Time Employment
Brief description of the job opportunity:
Litigation Attorney
The Atlanta office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking an attorney to work on a broad range of complex litigation including product liability, mass tort, class action, and some commercial litigation matters. We are seeking candidates with 5+ years of Georgia-focused litigation experience. Candidates with experience in insurance coverage litigation is a plus. Former federal clerk experience is a definite plus. Candidates should have excellent writing and research skills and thrive in a collaborative environment. We do complex, cutting-edge work in jurisdictions across the country and have a deep commitment to providing opportunities for associates to gain significant case management and courtroom experience. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at https://www.shb.com/careers/legal-recruiting. Please, no third party submissions. Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Company Description:
The world’s leading companies turn to Shook to obtain favorable results under the most contentious circumstances.

Shook is widely recognized as one of the premier litigation defense firms in the country. For more than a century, the firm has defended clients in some of the most substantial national and international litigation.

More than 90% of our attorneys are litigators, and many have advanced degrees in health and sciences fields. The firm has represented leading international companies in a variety of industries, including technology, chemicals and automotive, pharmaceutical and medical devices and tobacco.

Shook has represented nearly three-quarters of the Fortune 100. Our clients include global industry leaders who demand proven legal strategies. Whether resolving cases through aggressive discovery, pretrial motions, alternative dispute resolution, or obtaining victories at trial or on appeal, the firm has established a reputation for getting the job done.

Our attorneys have handled cases in all 50 states, and have argued appeals in all 13 U.S. Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. We maintain a busy trial docket, averaging one or two cases tried to verdict per month.

Shook has an unwavering commitment to diversity, a core value of our firm. We recognize that diversity creates a broader, richer environment and produces innovative solutions for the firm and for our clients.
Job Responsibilities:
Job Requirements:
Company Website:
Candidate's contact to apply:
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at https://www.shb.com/careers/legal-recruiting. Please, no third party submissions. Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





JOB OPENING: GENERAL LIABILITY ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, DREW ECKL & FARNHAM


Application Deadline:
None
Hiring Company Name:
Drew Eckl & Farnham
Position Title:
General Liability Associate Attorney
Type of Position:
  • Full Time Employment
Brief description of the job opportunity:
We are growing and seeking multiple General Liability Associates to work alongside an established and experienced team in our Atlanta office! At Drew Eckl & Farnham (DEF) we seek individuals who value collaboration, take pride in their work, challenge themselves, and are constantly open to opportunities for growth. Each individual at DEF is supported for growth and career success.

Associates receive top competitive compensation, award-winning training as they transition to partnership, as well as unique opportunities for coaching and mentoring from colleagues across the firm.

We have multiple positions available for: Workers Compensation Associates and General Liability Associates to join our practice in our Atlanta office.

Candidates must have:

· J.D. from an ABA-Approved Law School

· Active license to practice law in the state of Georgia

· At least 1+ year of defense law experience

Candidates should have:

· Strong writing and speaking skills

· Proven ability to manage complex cases

· Outstanding analytical skills

· Ability to conduct depositions and manage discovery

· Passion for litigation

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume for this position, your application will be reviewed and given immediate consideration.

With over 30 years of experience, Drew Eckl & Farnham offers uncompromising legal service to our clients while striving to implement innovative solutions to complex problems. We are looking for experienced associates who are ready to join a law firm where they can take their careers to the next level.
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Company Website:
deflaw.com
Candidate's contact to apply:
careers@deflaw.com


> In House:


JOB OPENING: IMMIGRATION ASSOCIATES, XIE LAW OFFICES, LLC


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/28/2024

Hiring Company Name:
Xie Law Offices, LLC.
Position Title:
Immigration Associates
Type of Position:
  • Full Time Employment
Brief description of the job opportunity:
Seeking dynamic, driven, and passionate Immigration Associates to join our US immigration law practice located in Norcross, Georgia. The qualified candidate must have experience in providing advice on business immigration issues including but not limited to nonimmigrant work visas and immigrant visas (EB1, EB2, EB3 and EB5) as well as the knowledge and experience in legal process and forms, drafting documents, advising, and representing clients.
Company Description:
Xie Law Offices LLC is a 24 years old small law office exclusively focusing on US immigration law representing corporations and individuals on immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications.
Job Responsibilities:
Providing advice on business immigration related issues to corporate or individual clients. Drafting and filing immigrant and non-immigrant petitions. Representing clients in US immigration matters.
Job Requirements:
• Must have JD degree from an accredited law school.
• Must have an active license in good standing in any US jurisdiction. To be sitting for a bar exam may be also considered.
• Must have excellent writing skills.
• Bilingual preferred.
Company Website:
Candidate's contact to apply:
Please send complete and updated resume to career@xielaw.com.
Website Application Page:
Hiring Individual (Name, Email, Phone, Address):
Jeff Xie, jeff@xielaw.com, Cell: (678)984-6572




JOB OPENING: SENIOR PARALEGAL, THE NATURE CONSERVANCY


06/17/2024

Hiring Company Name:
The Nature Conservancy
Position Title:
Senior Paralegal
Type of Position:
  • Full Time Employment
Brief description of the job opportunity:
The Senior Paralegal, with minimal supervision from a TNC attorney, will provide an advanced level of expertise to support and coordinate legal services on complex and/or high value matters for assigned business units or projects, ensuring that transactions and activities are legally sound and consistent with TNC’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures. They apply advanced knowledge and skills to serve organizational needs in a highly efficient and effective manner. They’ll need to effectively articulate relevant legal concepts and internal policies and procedures to others and have a solid understanding of the concept of legal liability and risk management.
Company Description:
The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube or on Glassdoor.



Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!



The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.



We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!
Job Responsibilities:
Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of “Work that You Can Believe In.” This is a place where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. As a Senior Paralegal you will work with other members of the legal team to acquire and protect conservation real property, review grant agreements for funds that support protection work, draft and revise contracts for implementing nature-based solutions to climate change, and work with preserve staff to ensure preserve activities function safely and smoothly. Your legal and organizational skills will provide necessary support for our ongoing mission to preserve the land and waters on which all life depends!
Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of combined legal and administrative experience OR equivalent qualifications acquired through coursework and/or related job experience that demonstrates (i) assumption of significant responsibilities for supporting and coordinating complex or specialized legal work and (ii) ability to engage in legal analysis.

Experience with real estate transactions including preparation and review of settlement statements.

Experience conducting research on the Internet and in other legal resources.

Experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, Teams, SharePoint, iManage, and other relevant technology.

Writing, editing and proofreading skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Relevant legal experience with contracts and grants (private and governmental).

Experience working with international and cross-functional teams in a decentralized organization.
Company Website:



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