Legal Director, Jurisprudence

Democracy Forward seeks an exceptional lawyer and leader to serve as a strategic partner in leading and growing its legal team.

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Graphic Designer

Democracy Forward seeks an experienced creative strategist to join the Policy and Public Affairs team as a Graphic Designer.

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Education Research Analyst

We seek a highly collaborative and experienced analyst to join a team of litigators and policy professionals to help track and assess emerging K-12 education policy and legal trends at the state and local levels.

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Legal Analyst

We seek a highly collaborative Legal Analyst to join the Oversight and Strategic Initiatives team to help track and assess emerging legal trends at the federal, state, and local levels.

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Research Assistant

We seek a highly collaborative Research Assistant to join the team to help track and assess emerging legal trends at the federal, state, and local levels.

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Democracy Forward provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. Democracy Forward is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We strongly encourage people of color; lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people; women; people with disabilities; and veterans to apply. Please note that all lawyer positions require a law degree and active membership in the bar of a state or the District of Columbia. 

Not sure you meet all of our qualifications? Research shows that men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Yet women and other people who are systematically marginalized tend to only apply if they meet every requirement.  If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. We are dedicated to considering a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you are new to mission-based legal and policy work, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to transition or take the next step in your career path, we welcome the opportunity to have you on our radar.  Please include in your cover letter the nature of your interest in legal and policy work promoting democracy and progress and what you hope to bring to our team and the role for which you are applying.