The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. For more than four decades, we've won landmark cases that brought systemic reforms, tackling the remnants of Jim Crow segregation and destroying violent white supremacist groups; shattering barriers to equality for women, vulnerable children, the LGBT community, and the disabled; protecting migrant workers from abuse; ensuring the humane treatment of prisoners; reforming juvenile justice practices and more.
Under general supervision, the Paralegal will assist Center attorneys with case management and support, field investigations, discovery, trial preparation, and support file organization and management, training and other special projects. They will also assist with research related to litigation/legal case development and/or the issues related to the general mission of the Center.
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This job is performed under general office conditions and is not subject to any strenuous physical demands or dangerous conditions. Some travel required, including for trainings, to assist attorneys in preparation for and at trial, and field work, as needed.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of a person in this position.
An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or prior record of arrest or conviction.