Posting Date: November 28, 2016
Title: Staff Attorney
Dept.: Public Health Law Center
Reports To: Program Director
The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota has an immediate opening for one full-time, grant-funded, staff attorney.
The Public Health Law Center is one of America’s preeminent centers of expertise in public health law and policy. The Center uses the law to improve health by developing cutting-edge policies, providing guidance on public health legal issues, and helping defend effective laws against legal challenges. The attorney hired for this position will provide technical assistance to community leaders working to strengthen public policies and advancing health equity by addressing tobacco use nationwide.
Qualifications include: admission to the bar, three (3) years’ experience in the practice of the law, and excellent legal research, writing, and public speaking skills.
Preference will be given to attorneys with relevant experience in public health law, housing law, municipal law, or business licensure and regulation. Candidates with experience drafting, implementing, or enforcing local or state laws are also preferred. Occasional out-of-state travel is required.
To apply please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to email@example.com; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.