Institute for Justice Job for Libertarian Public Interest Lawyer in Florida

The Institute for Justice, one of the very best libertarian public interest law firms in the country, is opening a state chapter in Florida, and is looking for an Executive Director. It’s a rare opportunity for someone to get into libertarian public interest law, so I thought I’d pass it along:

Executive Director/Constitutional Litigator

Tired of working on cases you don’t believe in? Longing to do something meaningful with your law degree? The Institute for Justice, the nation’s leading libertarian public interest law firm, is opening a state chapter in Florida and is seeking an energetic, hard working, entrepreneurial executive director interested in helping IJ build its newest chapter. IJ litigates cutting-edge constitutional cases in the areas of economic liberty, free speech, private property rights and school choice in both state and federal courts nationwide. Including two cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, we have litigated five cases before the High Court. IJ-Florida seeks an attorney with 5-7 years of litigation experience; including extensive Florida state court experience; excellent communication skills, including potential for high-profile media and fundraising; an entrepreneurial spirit; a solid academic record; a passion for freedom; and a good sense of humor. Clerkship experience is preferred and Spanish proficiency is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer full health, dental, and life insurance benefits, and a pension plan as well as a collegial, positive work environment and the opportunity litigate cases that will have immediate real-world impact. If you love liberty and the law and fighting for our nation’s founding principles, this is the place for you.

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample, in confidence, to:

Human Resource Department
Institute for Justice
901 North Glebe Road, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22203
Email (preferred): employment@ij.org
Fax: (703) 682-9321

No phone calls, please.