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Pro Bono Project Hiring Attorney for Management of PBP Oil Disaster Project

Thursday, February 03, 2011

  • The Pro Bono Project

Job description: Management of PBP Oil Disaster Project. Attorney will have primary responsibility for assessment, support, referral, assignment, and resolution of claims in GCCF claims process for eligible clients referred to PBP. Additional duties will include recruitment, training, and assignments of claims to volunteer attorneys and for support and review of assignments. Attorney will serve as liaison to panels of volunteer attorneys and also will have primary responsibility for required reporting. Experience working at non-profit or public interest organization a plus.

Requirements: Licensed LA attorney, 2-3 years experience, background in casualty law, preference for Spanish fluency/proficiency and experience working at non-profit.

Salary and benefits comparable to public interest non-profit organizations. Please send resume and cover letter/email to: Linton Carney, Chief Legal Officer via email at, or Rachel Piercey, Executive Director at or via mail at 615 Baronne Street, Suite 203, New Orleans, LA 70113 or via fax at 504.566.0518.


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Disaster Legal Response Resources for Advocates

The National Disaster Legal Aid Advocacy Center welcomes all advocates and volunteers from nonprofit legal aid organizations, bar associations, pro bono counsel from law firms and corporations, law school students and faculty, and allied nonprofits working on disaster legal aid.

The Advocacy Center includes information disaster response initiatives, upcoming events for advocates, developments from the field, and access to a network of over 600 advocates across the country. It is free to join, but some areas are password-protected. The Advocacy Center is maintained by Lone Star Legal Aid, a legal service provider in Texas. 

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