Thank you for your interest in Disability Rights Maryland (DRM)!
DRM seeks dedicated and committed civil rights attorneys and advocates to fill the following open positions.
Litigation Counsel: DRM’s Litigation Counsel will lead major litigation efforts by the organization to advance the human and legal rights of people with disabilities consistent with DRM’s vision and mission. We invite applications from attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to disability and civil rights, and will contribute to innovative litigation and policy advocacy in federal and state court and courts of appeal. The Litigation Counsel works closely with the Executive Director and Legal Advocacy Director and collaborates with DRM’s direct service, policy and communications teams. The attorney must be an experienced litigator with a strong track record of training, mentoring and supervising attorneys (Posted 8/11/2021).
Managing/Assistant Managing Attorney: Managing attorneys supervise the legal work of staff attorneys, paralegals and advocates. Responsibilities include mentoring, supervising and supporting the professional development of staff attorneys, paralegals and advocates. These positions also support reporting and compliance requirements for DRM’s programs, including preparation and submission of grant reports with other members of the leadership team (Posted 8/18/2021).
Staff Attorneys- Multiple Positions Open: Staff attorneys represent clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, engage in systemic advocacy and policy work, monitor the implementation of complex systemic reform efforts, conduct outreach and education, and provide legal advice and technical assistance (Posted 8/13/2021).
Disability Rights Advocate: Advocates work with various DRM teams to support DRM’s goal to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Maryland. Responsibilities include conducting interviews and investigations in facilities and the community, performing outreach, and collaborating with partner organizations (Posted 9/13/2021).