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Company name

American Civil Liberties Union

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal, Voting Rights Project
The candidate responsibilities will include: Prepare, file, review and organize litigation documents such as briefs, motions, declarations, deposition summaries, discovery requests and responses, and correspondence with co-counsel. Manage and coordinate intake database; maintain case files, attorneys’ correspondence files, summary of the VRP litigation docket, etc. Provide litigation support to attorneys. Collect, analyze, and organize legal, factual, social science and other non-legal research for use in investigations, litigation documents and policy presentations; run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, cull statistics and relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations. Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with co-counsel and partner organizations. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity within the office using a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences in regards to race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance. Work collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts. Handle special projects and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree is required and 1 year of paralegal or related experience is preferred. Should have excellent research skills, including Internet research. Must have strong computer skills with advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. Basic knowledge of Westlaw is preferred. Experience analyzing basic statistics and using spreadsheets is preferred. Experience creating tables of contents, tables of authorities, mail merges, and creating/inserting macros required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union
1333 H Street, NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

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