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Office Administrator/Legal Assistant

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The Promise of Justice Initiative | New Orleans, LA
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The Promise of Justice Initiative


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Published 26 days ago

Start Date

November 1, 2019

Application Deadline

October 15, 2019

Salary

$35,000 - $40,000


The Promise of Justice Initiative (PJI), a non-profit law office in New Orleans, Louisiana, is looking to hire an office administrator/legal assistant. The Promise of Justice Initiative is a non-profit organization that advocates for criminal justice reform, civil rights protections, and the abolition of the death penalty and other excessive inhumane punishments. PJI works alongside impacted men and women seeking fair and just treatment under the law.

PJI is seeking a full-time office administrator/legal assistant to assist with office management and support attorneys on civil cases. Responsibilities include maintaining organized case files, assisting attorneys with client communications, event coordination and management, handling expense reports, and general administrative support as supervised by the Executive Director and Director of Operations.

Qualifications

  • Driver’s license and ability & willingness to travel
  • Respect for the humanity and dignity of our clients
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to absorb and integrate large amounts of information
  • Excellent written and oral expression
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with teams
  • Commitment to working with diverse groups of people and marginalized communities
  • Willingness to work long hours when necessary
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs

Desirable qualifications, but not essential

  • Experience in dealing with issues of race and poverty
  • Experience with file organization and general administrative duties
  • Experience/training/demonstrated interest in the legal field
  • Experience in building management 

PJI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. PJI does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, gender, religion, ethnicity, ability, history of conviction or incarceration, or sexual orientation.


The Promise of Justice Initiative (PJI), a non-profit law office in New Orleans, Louisiana, is looking to hire an office administrator/legal assistant. The Promise of Justice Initiative is a non-profit organization that advocates for…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

PJI has a generous benefits plan.

PJI has a generous benefits plan.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Zain Tewalthomas

Director of Operations

Zaint@defendla.org 

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Zain Tewalthomas

Director of Operations

Zaint@defendla.org 

Location

New Orleans, LA

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