Job Details


Company name

Center for Biological Diversity

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 25,2018

Posted on

Mar 30,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal provide paralegal, legal secretarial, and administrative support to a dynamic team to support litigation, policy advocacy, grassroots organizing and media outreach. Preparation of legal documents, including cite checking, completing tables of contents and authorities for briefs, proofreading, formatting, and related tasks. Preparation and indexing of electronic and hard-copy administrative records under the California Environmental Quality Act, appellate appendices, and records for state and federal court litigation. Filing and serving of documents and maintenance of legal dockets, including ensuring compliance with court rules in a variety of state and federal jurisdictions, e-filing, courtesy copies, calendar management for administrative actions and court filings, corresponding with clerks' offices, and related tasks. Maintenance of a legal library, including by updating court rules and adding recent scientific articles, and reference materials. Finalizing comment letters, including retrieval of online references. Factual and legal research. Assisting with the planning and handling of internal and external meetings, travel, and conference arrangements.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A university degree. Paralegal certification. 2+ years of previous paralegal experience. Legal secretarial skills. Excellent writing and communication skills. The ability to multitask and work well with others as a part of an effective team. A strong work ethic. Familiarity with California and federal environmental laws.
Deadline: 28-May-2018 (MST)

Additional info

Send cover letter, a resume, and list of references with application.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Biological Diversity
370 Grand Avenue
Suite 5
Oakland, CA 94610

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