Job Details

Paralegals

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2018

Valid Through

Mar 23,2019

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time

Industry

Legal
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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