Job Details

Paralegals

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 05,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

Location

Washington, DC
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Family Law >> Family Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Profile

Paralegals Duties: An integral part of both the litigation and compliance practice groups for a civil rights law firm that focuses on cases in the areas of housing, lending, employment, education, and public accommodations; represent plaintiffs who have suffered discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, national origin, color, religion, sex, disability, age, familial status, source of income, and sexual orientation; assist non-profit organizations seeking to eliminate housing discrimination and to expand equal housing opportunities for all people; and work with progressive institutions to advise them on best practices for expanding access to credit and for protecting consumer rights. Will interview individuals seeking representation from the firm; conduct factual investigations; review client and discovery documents; assist in preparation of legal briefs, client presentations, and preparation for trials; analyze statistical data to assess disparate impact; communicate with clients and witnesses; and conduct various administrative tasks. Attend strategy sessions, client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Strong writing ability and academic credentials; analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills; flexibility; a willingness to work in a team environment; and a dedication to civil rights and learning more about the litigation process.
Begin a two-year commitment in early summer 2019.
Accepting applications Period: beginning December 1, 2018 through May 15, 2019

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, transcript, list of three references, writing sample, and an optional personal statement of up to 300 words and describe how the personal experiences, background, and/or identity have shaped their interest in civil rights.

Company info

Debbie Adoline
Recruitment Coordinator
Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC
312 Louisiana Avenue
Perrysburg, OH 43551

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