About the Attorney position
We are seeking a business attorney with a minimum of 2+ years of experience counseling business organizations on transactional legal issues such as formation, contract review, IP, or employment. The position will primarily involve providing these legal services to small businesses, and occasionally providing such services to nonprofits. Our ideal candidate is community-minded, committed to racial equity and self-reflection, and shares experiences similar to the communities we serve. Candidates can apply by emailing their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 2-3 paragraphs in the body of the email telling us why they are interested in joining our team. More information is available here. The priority deadline is now October 7, 2022.
About Communities Rise
Our mission is to support movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. We provide capacity building and legal services for community organizations and low-income small business owners. Before we merged and became Communities Rise in 2019, we were two organizations Wayfind and the Nonprofit Assistance Center (NAC), with long histories of supporting community organizations. Wayfind provided legal services while NAC focused on capacity building. More information can be found on our website
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