We’re Hiring!

We seek colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds, and with a diverse array of skill sets, who are deeply committed to our mission, vision, and values.

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Employment

LCCR is hiring two paid youth interns to help reform Louisiana’s juvenile justice system.  The internships are open to African-American young men, ages 18-24, who can commit to working 20 hours per week.  Applications are due by December 15th.  Click here to apply.

LCCR is accepting applications for a new position to assist with our Campaign to End Extreme Sentences for Youth. The Mitigation Specialist will be responsible for mitigation investigation of the Campaign’s clients facing parole hearings.  Please click here for a description and instructions on how to apply.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

LCCR hires advocates — including social workers, youth advocates, investigators, attorneys, and administrative staff — who are deeply committed to our mission, vision, and values; who have experience in serving at-risk youth; and who work well in teams and in fast-paced environments. We believe that every team member brings vital skills and viewpoints to the high-quality advocacy that our clients deserve.

LCCR values diversity and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, people of color, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for all positions.

 

LAW CLERKsHIPS

Law clerks are law students who work closely with LCCR’s staff attorneys on all aspects of direct legal representation. Law clerks may also assist with systemic justice system reform projects through research, education, investigation, and the preparation of briefs and position papers.

Summer law clerk applicants are encouraged to apply early in the academic year, as we commonly hire the majority of our clerks for each summer during the preceding fall.

Read the posting for summer 2016 law clerkships.

 

FELLOWSHIPS

We are interested in discussing potential fellowship opportunities with highly-qualified 3Ls and recent graduates.  To discuss applying for a fellowship with LCCR as the host organization, please email Ariel Test.  Note that LCCR does not itself provide fellowship funding.  Interested applicants must be prepared to seek funding themselves, with LCCR’s support.