Paralegal


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $32,142.00
Maximum: $56,610.00
Details: Salary based on market factors and individual experience and abilities. The salary range for this position is $32,142 to $56,610. To preserve the opportunity for advancement, we do not normally hire above the mid-point of the range.

Published:

05/08/2018

Start Date:

06/04/2018

Application Deadline:

05/22/2018

Address

701 East Franklin Street
Suite 1412
Richmond
Virginia
23219
United States

Description

Manages legal intake and provides litigation and general support to Legal Director, Staff

Attorneys, Investigator, and cooperating attorneys.


Intake:

Under the supervision of the Legal Director, the Paralegal will:

 Analyze complaints about civil liberties and civil rights violations and recommend action

based on established criteria;

 Assist in case development, including factual research, legal research, interviews,

information gathering and analysis;

 Respond to intakes as directed;

 Train others on intake review;

 Oversee intake database and physical files for accuracy, currency, and completeness;

 Compile, analyze, and present statistical data and reports regarding intake and intake

response.


Litigation Support:

Under the supervision of the Legal Director, the Paralegal will:

 Format, prepare, serve, and file legal documents for federal and state litigation;

 Draft correspondence and coordinate with co-counsel, opposing counsel, clients, and

witnesses;

 Make all logistical arrangements for depositions, client meetings, and other events;

 Meticulously maintain electronic and physical case files and calendars.


Additional Support:

Under the supervision of the Legal Director, the Paralegal will:

 Coordinate all aspects of legal team events (e.g. securing locations, confirming speakers,

handling RSVPs and producing materials) for CLEs, workshops and trainings geared

toward attorneys and community advocates;

 Coordinate efforts to build relationships with new cooperating attorneys and develop pro

bono resources through targeted, pro-active outreach with appropriate law firm contacts;

 Manage recruitment, applications, orientation and evaluation of legal department interns

and volunteers.

Benefits

Excellent benefits include paid time off, generous paid holidays, medical, dental,

and vision insurance, 401K plan, life insurance, and income replacement during illness through a

combination of annual sick leave, short-term and long-term disability insurance.

Level of Language Proficiency

Desirable Attributes and Experience

 Fluency in Spanish.


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Other

How To Apply

jobs@acluva.org

https://acluva.org/en/jobs/paralegal

Send a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position as detailed in the job

description, a current resume, and a short, one or two-page writing sample by email to jobs@acluva.org

with Paralegal in the subject line of the email or by mail to ACLU of Virginia, 701 E. Franklin St., Ste.

1412, Richmond, VA 23219. Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job listing.


Applications accepted until position is filled. Submit your application as soon as possible. To ensure

consideration, application materials must be received by 5pm EDT, May 22, 2018. Please indicate in your

cover letter where you found this job listing.


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