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29 Jan 2024

Full-Time Director of JustSentencing

Lone Star Justice Alliance – Posted by ewoodfork Austin, Texas, United States

Job Description

About Lone Star Justice Alliance: Lone Star Justice Alliance (LSJA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit legal organization with offices in Austin and Dallas, Texas. Since its 2017 launch, LSJA has committed to systemic change in the justice system for youth and emerging adults. LSJA envisions a justice system that employs developmentally appropriate responses, treating youth and emerging adults with equity and dignity to promote resilience, conserve costs, and increase public safety. The organization addresses systemic failures through advocacy and evidence-based programs for improved life outcomes. LSJA collaborates with academic institutions like the University of Texas – Austin, Southern Methodist University, and Cornell, contributing to its nationwide impact. For more information, visit https://www.lonestarjusticealliance.org/.

The Opportunity: Lone Star Justice Alliance (LSJA) seeks an experienced attorney to lead its growing legal team. The ideal candidate is a change-maker passionate about criminal and juvenile justice reform in Texas. Responsibilities include developing legal and policy strategies, supervising a team, providing legal support, staying updated on relevant laws, supporting PR, development, and conducting administrative tasks.

Candidate Profile: The ideal candidate possesses strong research and writing skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and an abiding commitment to social justice. They should be a team player, outstanding legal technician, excellent leader, and supervisor. High energy, enthusiasm, emotional intelligence, and empathy are crucial. The candidate must have at least 8 years of legal experience, including 3 years of supervisory experience, a J.D. degree, and be a licensed attorney in Texas or able to become licensed quickly.

Compensation & Benefits: This in-person position, with offices in Dallas, Austin, or potentially Houston (preference Austin), offers a salary range of $90,000-$110,000. LSJA provides a comprehensive benefits program, including employer-paid premiums for major medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance. Additionally, there’s an option to enroll in a 401k retirement program and generous time-off benefits, including holidays, personal leave, and vacation.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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