Public Benefits Attorney

Job Description
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NMCLP seeks a full-time attorney to join our Public Benefits team to address hunger and improve the administration of the public safety net for low-income New Mexicans, including SNAP, TANF, childcare assistance, and other programs. Attorneys provide legal representation, litigation, regulatory comments and administrative advocacy, policy advocacy including legislative efforts, and community outreach and coalition-building.

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Required: minimum two years of legal experience; strong leadership skills; commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice. Preferred: Spanish, Indigenous language, or other language fluency; management experience.

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How to Apply: 

Apply in confidence by emailing your resume and a cover letter that describes what interests you about the mission of NMCLP to [email protected]. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a healthy, collaborative, and inclusive work environment for a diverse staff. We strongly encourage applications from Black, Native, and indigenous people, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ+, and New Mexicans and individuals of multiple backgrounds and identities.

Salary Range: 
Salary and responsibilities commensurate with experience.
Contact Information
Kelsey O'Keefe
301 Edith Blvd NE
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
May 23 2023
Date to Remove: 
Jun 30 2023

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