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Disability Rights Arizona (DRAZ) is a great place for professionals who are passionate about disability rights. DRAZ combines legal work, advocacy, and training. We offer a unique opportunity to contribute to a critical disability rights movement and to develop a unique and marketable skill set. DRAZ works to advance the rights of Arizonans with disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights to independence, justice, and equality.

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Disability Rights Arizona (DRAZ) is a great place for professionals who are passionate about disability rights. DRAZ combines legal work, advocacy, and training. We offer a unique opportunity to contribute to a critical disability rights movement and to develop a unique and marketable skill set. DRAZ works to advance the rights of Arizonans with disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights to independence, justice, and equality.

Open Positions

Who We Are

Over 30 years, DRAZ has worked to advance the rights of Arizonans with disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights to independence, justice, and equality. At DRAZ, our vision is clear: to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensure their full and equal rights, and also be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work serving our clients. We envision a society where all people with disabilities enjoy full acceptance without barriers.

We provide information on legal rights, represent individuals in negotiations or administrative proceedings and court, advocacy services, investigations, public policy, self-advocacy, and community outreach.

Job Positions

Current career opportunities with Disability Rights Arizona.

Director of Administration and Finance

Open until filled
The Director of Administration and Finance (DAF) for Disability Rights Arizona (DRAZ) is responsible for oversight of the financial affairs of the…

Managing Attorney for Healthcare Team

January 24, 2024
Position Overview The Managing Attorney leads the development, implementation, and achievement of legal advocacy program goals and priorities in…

Legal Secretary

Open Until Filled
Position Purpose and Objectives The purpose of the legal secretary job is to provide secretarial support for DRAZ staff attorneys and their…

Civil Rights Team Managing Attorney

January 27, 2023
Position Overview The Managing Attorney leads the development, implementation, and achievement of legal advocacy program goals and priorities in…

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Other Opportunities

Current intern and volunteer opportunities with Disability Rights Arizona.

PAIMI Member

Members of PAIMI (Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness) Advisory Council (Council) reflect the diverse constituency served by…

Board Member

Board Member Duties Establish and/or approve policy Monitor implementation of policy direction Amend the bylaws Elect directors, fill board vacancies…
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Benefits of Working at Disability Rights Arizona

DRAZ Benefits

DRAZ receives comprehensive insurance coverage, generous paid time off, an empowering work environment, and much more. We offer a salary and benefits package based on experience, offer an inclusive atmosphere, and are competitive with other public interest law firms in Arizona.

  • Group Health Insurance
  • Group Dental & Vision
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Board approved contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account
    • Medical
    • Dependent Care
  • Personal Leave
  • Vacation Leave (Accrual based on seniority)
  • Sick Leave (Accrual based on seniority)
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Stipend for Alternative Travel
  • Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Pay Bar and CLE Fees (Attorneys only)
  • Stipend for Remote Employees
  • Locations in Phoenix, Tucson, Hybrid & Remote

DRAZ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. DRAZ values diversity and strongly encourages and welcomes people of color, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with diverse life experiences and backgrounds to apply.

To serve people with disabilities effectively, our staff should reflect the diversity of Arizona. By diversity, we mean to look at qualities such as disability, language, ethnicity, gender, age, race, culture, sexual orientation, and life experiences.

As a Protection and Advocacy organization, we are committed to implementing those principles in the workplace.

Read DRAZ’s Commitment to Diversity

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