The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) seeks a Staff Attorney to assist with the investigation and enforcement of civil rights violations. The Staff Attorney will represent GNOFHAC and its clients in fair housing and related civil rights matters in federal and state court and administrative proceedings. Read the full job description here.
How to Apply: The position is open until filled. Initial interviews may be scheduled starting February 9, 2015. Please email a resume, brief legal writing sample and a letter explaining your interest in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Staff Attorney Position.” Applicants may also mail their application materials to:
Re: Staff Attorney Position
Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center
404 South Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
The legal writing sample should reflect the applicant’s own work without significant revision from others and preferably should including discussion of a complex legal issue.
NO CALLS PLEASE. Due to the high volume of applications, GNOFHAC cannot return phone calls about the position and does not notify applicants of status except when an interview is granted.
Summer 2015 Law Clerks
The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center (GNOFHAC) seeks dedicated, motivated, and talented law students for summer 2015 internships.
Summer law clerks assist GNOFHAC attorneys with the investigation and enforcement of fair housing complaints. Work may involve all aspects of litigation, including client intake, performing legal research, conducting factual investigation, drafting memoranda and motions, analyzing discovery materials, attending court proceedings, and preparing briefs. Law clerks may also assist with community outreach events designed to educate the public about their fair housing rights. Read the full job description here.
How to Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Shontee Smothers via email at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2015, but individuals are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience, as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Interested in interning at the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center with our policy, education, or homeownership team? Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and this form to: