The candidate must be Law school graduate, licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania or currently studying for the Pennsylvania bar exam. Should have demonstrated commitment to public interest law and to the mission and goals of the ACLU. Must have excellent research skills and writing ability. Should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with lawyers and clients from a wide range of backgrounds. read more
The candidate will work primarily in the areas of housing and environmental justice. Will work on the Center’s major litigation initiatives in these subject areas and will be responsible for all aspects of such litigation including developing legal theories, factual investigation, research, discovery, trial, appeals and enforcement. Will expected to stay informed about the challenges facing the diverse communities in which we work and to identify high impa... read more
Housing and Medical-Legal Partnership Paralegal
Candidate will be: Working closely with staff at Karabots and throughout the CHOP network to build trusting, collaborative, and respectful relationships; Providing high quality legal representation, advice, and referrals to patients and other community members in the area of housing law, as well as other legal areas as needed, under the close supervision of one or more MLP attorneys and the Healthier Together eviction prevent... read more
The intern will assist staff attorneys in providing legal representation to clients on Social Security, public entitlements, housing, family, and other civil matters. Law students are considered.
The candidate serves the unit in a confidential capacity performing secretarial and clerical duties involving the application of standard office practices. Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must type 50+ WPM with proficiency and accuracy. Must be proficient in English grammar and spelling. High School Diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. Should have 2+ years of legal secretarial experience. Bilingual ...
The candidate should have admission to the Bar preferred. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam. Preferably should have 2 to 5 years’ experience. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Ability to relate positively to low-income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.
The candidate will provide the highest quality of legal services to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. Will also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach and community legal education. Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam. 2-5 years’ experience preferred. Biling...
Administrative Support to QA Director and General Counsel
The candidate will conduct file reviews at program sites in Pennsylvania and Delaware to ensure compliance with all contractual, regulatory and legal requirements, to ascertain timeliness and quality documentation. Assist with Development of staff training toward the continuing improvement of the quality of services rendered to clients and foster parents. Provide administrative support. Should have a Bachelor's Degr...
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The students will join an organization that provides free legal services statewide to people with HIV/AIDS and others affected by the epidemic; educates the public about AIDS-related legal issues; and works at local, state and national levels to achieve fair laws and policies.
Areas of Law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Breaches of Confidentiality, Discriminatio...
The students will join an organization that provides access migrants and asylum seekers access to legal services and information. Opportunities are available for students to work with legal staff and administration. Will assist with language support, administrative assistance and other special projects.
Areas of Law: Immigration and Naturalization, Defenses from Removal/Deportation, with an emphasis on asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the...
Voter Contact Field Director
The candidate will coordinate with national and state partners, including America Votes, to create a plan for voter contact field offices. Recruit and oversee a team of office directors and regional directors to run the field campaign. Manage budgets and field product for up to 30 voter contact field offices. Use polling and focus group data along with the best, scientifically-tested techniques for persuading and motivating eligible voters to c...
Consumer Watchdog Advocate
The candidate will uncover unsafe products, unfair practices, or exploitative policies that leave consumers vulnerable in the marketplace. Will be responsible for campaign development, media outreach, coalition-building, advocacy, and coordinating among state affiliates; fundraising; as well as staff recruitment and development. Serve as the spokesperson for campaigns through media events, press releases and opinion writing. Keep abreast of consu...
The candidate will manage site-based non-partisan voter registration campaigns in communities of color across the country. Will manage a team of entry-level canvass directors based in 4-5 offices spread across one or multiple states. Work with directors to hit goals and comply with federal and state voter registration laws. Work with them individually over the phone, through in-person site visits, by holding regional trainings, and by organizing webinars ...
Youth Action Board Fellow (Temporary), Part Time
Fellows will engage with the YJP youth advocates to determine personal and collective goals and identify skills and areas of interest for development. Will collaborate to build a curriculum to meet these goals and address their skill-building needs. During this year long position,wWill self-identify areas of interest and build projects specific to CLS’s advocacy, organizing, and legal representation. These projects will be... read more
Duties: Interviewing energy applicants over the telephone and/or in person providing advice and representation to the unit’s clients as well as maintaining a large number of client files, under the supervision of attorneys in the unit. negotiate affordable payment terms and resolution of utility disputes with PWD, PECO, and PGW, including communication with utility liaisons and advocating in writing on behalf of clients; provide representation in in... read more
Responsibilities: Provide legal evaluations, as appropriate, to domestic violence survivors in all Laurel House direct service programs. Provide legal representation in divorce, custody, child support, protection from abuse, landlord/tenant as it relates to domestic violence Prepare cases for representation and attend all necessary court hearings. Attend meetings of relevant community groups and legal associations as assigned by supervisor. Maintain nece... read more