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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileLegal & Community Engagement Coordinator
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should preferably have training or experience as a paralegal, legal assistant, legal secretary, or related occupation. Must have experience with or ability to learn court filing systems, including electronic filing systems. A demonstrated commitment, through the previous professional, volunteer, or lived experience, to civil rights and civil liberties is ideal. Should have familiarity with and appreciation for the ethical obligations of lawyers, including maintaining client confidentiality, avoiding conflicts of interest, and observing the limits of competence of non-attorney staff in dealing with clients and potential clients (g., not giving legal advice, not promising legal representation, etc.); with the use legal practice management software; and with legal writing and formatting. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, for responding to legal inquiries from members of the public are needed. Should preferably have the following abilities: to plan and manage time and work independently. Ability to recognize when to seek input from supervisors; to work well with coworkers in a small office setting; to work with volunteers. Fluency in languages other than English spoken widely in Wisconsin is a plus. Willingness and ability to work full time, primarily in our Milwaukee office.
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American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin .
207 E Buffalo St
Milwaukee, WI 53202