National Center for Victims of Crime Openings:
Project Manager/ Staff Attorney, National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime seeks a dynamic and compassionate attorney to manage our Financial Crimes Resource Center and our attorney referral service connecting victims of crime with civil tort attorneys. This position reports to the Director of the National Crime Victim Bar Association.
Preferred Qualifications include:
- Juris Doctor Degree;
- Strong project-management experience;
- Excellent presentation and public speaking skills;
- Sensitivity to crime victims’ issues;
- Direct experience working with crime victims;
- Knowledge/experience addressing issues of financial fraud (including elder financial exploitation, identity theft, mortgage fraud, etc.);
- Accomplished networking skills and outgoing personality;
- Ability to navigate the varied interest of project partners and stakeholders across the nation to build a strong coalition;
- Strong writing skills;
- Well-organized, detail-oriented and able to work independently;
- Strong background in torts;
- Proficiency in use of Lexis/Nexis and other online legal resources;
- A demonstrated commitment to justice for victims of crime;
- Strong team spirit and ability to work in close proximity to others;
- Experience in working with databases; and
- 1-3 years litigation experience
- Training victim advocates and other allied professionals on assisting victims of financial fraud through live presentations and webinars;
- Coordinate efforts with government, nonprofit, and private industry stakeholders;
- Position the National Center for Victims of Crime as a Leader in assisting victims of financial fraud and exploitation;
- Ensure the timely completion and delivery of high-quality project deliverables;
- Provide information and referrals to crime victims, service providers and the general public;
- Manage attorney referral database and case tracking system;
- Refer crime victims to appropriate civil attorneys;
- Maintain communication with members of the National Crime Victim Bar Association regarding client referrals, case status, and litigation support;
- Recruit and supervise a staff of legal interns;
- Maintain Civil Justice Caselaw Database;
- Summarize judicial opinions relating to civil tort claims by victims of crime and enter into the Civil Justice Caselaw database;
- Maintain online document and pleadings bank;
- Maintain amicus brief archives;
- Manage the Victimbar e-mail account and electronic requests for assistance;
- Provide technical assistance to members of the National Crime Victim Bar Association;
- Assist Director of the National Crime Victim Bar Association;
- Perform legal research;
- Some domestic travel required; and
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Salary range is $55,000 - $65,000 per year. Generous benefits package includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance, a retirement plan with matching contributions, and flexible savings accounts for medical and childcare expenses. The position is located in our Washington, D.C. office with close proximity to Metro’s blue, orange, silver and red lines. Complimentary fitness center in building.
How to apply:
Qualified candidates should send resume, salary requirements, and a cover letter addressing how their qualifications and experience satisfy the stated job requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalist will be asked to make a training presentation as part of the selection process.
Resumes submitted without a cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.
2000 M Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Education Requirements: JD
Languages needed: English
Employment type: full time
Salary details: $55,000 - $65,000 per year
Benefits: Fringe Benefits include medical, dental, life and disability insurance, a retirement plan with matching contributions.
Job function: Legal
Owner’s Area of Focus: Crime and Safety
Opening with affiliate organizations:
There are no current openings at this time.
The National Center for Victims of Crime is a great place to work!
The National Center offers a challenging and rewarding professional career opportunity. We also set aside some time to have fun, such as during our annual summer retreat and annual winter holiday gathering.
Our office is located in Washington, DC. We are a short walk from the Dupont Circle, Farragut North, Farragut West, and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail stations, as well as several Metrobus stops. Our building also has a parking garage.
We offer comprehensive benefits to full-time employees, such as:
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield health insurance coverage (PPO medical, dental, vision, and pharmaceutical) for employees and their spouses, domestic partners, and children
- 401(k)plan with generous 4% matching and 3% non-elective contributions
- Short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage
- Life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance coverage
- Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical and dependent care expenses
- Section 132(f) pre-tax transportation program for qualified mass transit and parking expenses
- 3 to 4 weeks of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave, and 2 days of personal leave per year
- 11 paid holidays per year
The National Center for Victims of Crime is an equal opportunity employer.