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The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is seeking an Education and Research Associate to support the association’s Fourth Amendment Center. This individual will be responsible for assisting in the drafting, editing and strategic dissemination of various reports and educational materials, maintaining a case database and updating web pages, and planning and executing webinars, meetings and trainings.  

This will be an exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge legal issues that advance the association’s mission, focusing on the intersection of surveillance programs and technologies and the Fourth Amendment.

About NACDL

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (“NACDL”) is the leading association working on behalf of criminal defense attorneys to ensure justice and due process for those accused of crime or misconduct. Founded in 1958, NACDL works to identify and reform flaws and inequities in the criminal legal system, redress systemic racism, and ensure that its members and others in the criminal defense bar are fully equipped to serve all accused persons at the highest level. NACDL’s nearly 10,000 members (40,000 with state affiliate members) include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors, and judges. NACDL is pleased to provide the successful candidate with a generous compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work with a dedicated and talented team of experts. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support and assistance to NACDL's Fourth Amendment Center Director in building the Fourth Amendment Center’s programming and resources.
  • Assist the Litigation Director and Staff Attorney in research and resource collection.
  • Edit and finalize reports, educational materials and other NACDL documents.
  • Build and maintain ongoing relationships with key legal partners, members, and advisory committees.
  • Research emerging surveillance technologies and programs, build and maintain member resources and populate the Fourth Amendment Center website with current information.
  • Coordinate logistics for webinars, training calls and in-person meetings to facilitate the work of the Fourth Amendment Center.

Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess an undergraduate degree and an interest in criminal law and policy. Also required are excellent research skills and oral and written communications skills. The candidate must also be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment. 

Additionally, the ideal candidate will:

  • Share a commitment to NACDL’s mission.
  • Have a working understanding of technology and surveillance concerns as they relate to the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and sound professional judgment.
  • Be detail oriented while also adept at managing competing priorities and responding to time-sensitive requests.
  • Be able to work well with NACDL’s leaders, members, staff, and allies.
  • Have strong Microsoft Office skills and a willingness to learn software and applications, including NACDL’s website software.
  • Be able to travel domestically on an occasional basis

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is seeking an Education and Research Associate to support the association’s Fourth Amendment Center. This individual will be responsible for assisting in the drafting, editing…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    27 de maio de 2022
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
    Recém formado

Benefícios

​NACDL is a hybrid office where some employees continue to work remotely and others work from the office. This position will be based at NACDL’s Washington, D.C. office, conveniently located near downtown Metro stops. NACDL offers a competitive entry level salary. NACDL employees ​work a standard 37.5-hour week and enjoy a generous package of employee benefits, including subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a pre-tax commuting subsidy, a 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, paid time off and paid holidays.

​NACDL is a hybrid office where some employees continue to work remotely and others work from the office. This position will be based at NACDL’s Washington, D.C. office, conveniently…

Localização

Presencial
1660 L St. NW, 12th Fl., Washington, DC 20036, United States

Como se inscrever

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, college (and graduate school, if applicable) transcript, and two short writing samples (no more than 7 pages combined) by May 27, 2022 to Jumana Musa, NACDL’s Fourth Amendment Center Director, at jmusa@nacdl.org. Please put “Education and Research Associate” in the subject line.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, college (and graduate school, if applicable) transcript, and two short writing samples (no more than 7 pages combined) by May 27, 2022 to…

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