Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), New England’s LGBTQ and HIV public interest legal organization, seeks a full-time Senior Staff Attorney for its work in the six New England states. This attorney will have a dual role: to lead GLAD’s Youth Initiative, addressing the needs of LGBTQ youth in a variety of settings and through litigation, education, policy and legislative work; and to also handle matters in the full range of GLAD’s core litigation priorities, including racial justice efforts.
GLAD seeks an attorney with a minimum of 4-5 years of litigation, legal research and writing, and policy experience who also has been active in youth-specific or LGBTQ work.Other qualifications include: a familiarity with LGBTQ and HIV issues; strong analytical skills; open-mindedness; and public speaking. Independence, as well as the ability to work as part of an integrated team, is a must.New England bar admission preferred.
Send confidential resume, cover letter and writing sample to Gary Buseck, GLAD, 30 Winter St., Suite 800, Boston, MA 02108 or by email to gbuseck [at] glad.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until March 1, 2016 or until the position is filled.GLAD is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff. People of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and language abilities, transgender individuals and people living with disabilities, including HIV, are particularly encouraged to apply.