Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 14, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 27, 2021

Posted on

Nov 26, 2020

Salary

USD 51894 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

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

Paralegal
Duties: Providing legal and administrative support to attorneys including the production (including proofreading and cite-checking) of legal briefs; Preparing other legal advocacy materials, including administrative comments, substantive advocacy letters, and other legal filings; Performing legal and non-legal research, including tracking federal legislation, monitoring activity in the Federal Register, and searching the Congressional Record; Helping to ensure compliance with all applicable court rules, and to maintain case files and other organizational systems; Drafting correspondence; Contacting court personnel, other attorneys and advocates, and others as necessary; Assisting in maintaining client relationships; Working collaboratively with other paralegals; Providing general administrative support to members of the Legal Department; Preparing presentations and other educational materials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Prior legal support work, which may include support for federal legislative and policy advocacy, is highly desired, and a willingness to develop the specialized knowledge about the legal system and legal documents necessary to perform duties in a law office setting is essential. Knowledge of issues facing transgender and nonbinary people and/or prior experience working with transgender and nonbinary people is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills; Motivated, detail-oriented, well-organized, self-starting, dependable, able to work well under pressure, a team player, computer-literate; experience demonstrating these skills while working remotely is highly desired; Software skills in: Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, LexisNexis or Westlaw, Electronic court filing systems (including the federal judiciary’s Cas), Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system).

Additional info

Send resume and cover letter. No calls please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lambda Legal.
1875 I Street, NW 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

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