In 2019 we will be hiring an Associate Attorney the official job announcement will be coming out in the spring. If you are interested in receiving the announcement, please email Charles Denson at


We are seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of five years of litigation experience to work on civil rights, police/governmental misconduct, criminal activist defense, SLAPP defense, activist grand jury witness representation, FOIA, and public records cases. The associate will report to the Senior Attorney and will be expected to work on all aspects of our case work, including intake, drafting pleadings, discovery and depositions, as well as litigating cases at trial or on appeal. In addition, the associate will be expected to contribute to our Dissent & Democracy program by conducting public education trainings.  The associate will also be expected to contribute toward organizational fundraising goals by assisting with grants and other fundraising efforts if needed.

We are looking for well-rounded activist attorneys who bring initiative, commitment, and passion for our work, our clients, and the progressive movements we support and defend. Our current staff attorneys litigate both criminal defense and civil cases.  The ideal candidate will have experience litigating §1983 cases, criminal cases, and/or defending activists in SLAPP litigation.

Our office is located in Eugene, Oregon, but our litigation is nationwide and we will consider remote locations.