Job Details

Investigator/paralegal

Company name

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Georgia

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Oct 12, 2020

Posted on

Jun 29, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Profile

Investigator/paralegal
The candidate will be a self-starter able to work both independently and collaboratively with diverse communities. Responsibilities include : basic clerical support, assisting in litigation (particularly by helping to format, proofread, organize, and file legal documents), conducting factual investigations including speaking with witnesses, meeting with potential clients, coordinating the legal intake process, and working collaboratively and effectively as a team member to ensure that administrative and paralegal needs are met. Ensure that administrative and paralegal needs are met for all staff attorneys. Assist in litigation (particularly by helping to format, proofread, organize, and file legal documents). Conduct investigations as determined by staff attorneys, including meeting with potential clients or witnesses. Coordinate the legal intake process including supervising volunteers.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must pay assiduous attention to detail; Should have Excellent proofreading skills; must have ability and willingness to learn and master new systems, procedures, and technological tools quickly; should have proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat; must have ability to work with and center historically marginalized or oppressed communities of different cultures and backgrounds. This includes having a mature understanding of how structural racism, sexism, and prejudice against all kinds of marginalized communities pervade our society; Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and list of at least three professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Georgia
PO Box 54406
Atlanta, GA 30308

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