The Paralegal will assist in Southern Poverty Law Center’s Criminal Justice Reform Team’s efforts to (1) reform the juvenile, criminal justice, and/or immigration detention systems so they operate fairly and equitably; (2) ensure the dignity and humanity of those interacting with these systems; and (3) reduce the population of individuals detained and incarcerated in Louisiana.
This position will require a mastery of all components of litigation support. The successful candidate will be able to multi-task and maintain a high level of organization in a fast-paced environment; excel working both as a team member and independently on projects; demonstrate good written and oral communication skills; demonstrate resilience, creativity, and flexibility; and have a demonstrated ability to quickly learn and integrate new information and skills.
The Paralegal will also assist with research related to litigation/legal case development and/or the issues related to the general mission of the Center.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Other Special Considerations:
This job is performed under general office conditions and is not subject to any strenuous physical demands or dangerous conditions.
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.