Website Disability Rights West Virginia
Disability Rights of West Virginia (DRWV), the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy system for people with disabilities in West Virginia, is seeking a staff attorney to handle a variety of matters concerning disability law in our Charleston office. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills; preferred knowledge and experience with Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, Elder Law, Olmstead Matters, and Abuse & Neglect litigation; the Americans With Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; other state and federal regulations concerning disability rights, including national protection standards, affecting persons with disabilities; knowledge of the rights of persons with disabilities; experience in public speaking; knowledge of community-based residential programs; and ability to work well with others. DRWV is looking for a self-starter who is comfortable working independently and also in small groups. We absolutely need someone who has compassion for our constituents. New attorneys are encouraged to apply.
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