After several years, our dearly loved EFF legal assistant Barak is moving on and we're looking for someone to take his spot. If you or anyone you know is interested, drop us a line!
Legal Secretary/Assistant for Nonprofit Civil Liberties Org
Done your time in the big law firm and looking for a change? The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a dynamic nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting online rights. We're looking for a legal secretary/legal assistant to join our team and support our attorneys. EFF has an casual, friendly, fun work environment in the Mission. Aside from our legal work (we are suing AT&T for aiding the NSA in spying on your telephone and internet activities, for instance, and represented peer-to-peer software makers all the way up to the Supreme Court), EFF does grassroots activism, works with the press, and generally raises awareness about Internet freedom. You can learn more about us and our staff of 25 at www.eff.org.
Requirements: three or more years as a litigation secretary, expert abilities with Word (especially styles and generating tables), experience with legal filings, formatting, proofs of service, etc., ease with e-mail, Adobe Acrobat and the web, ability to work on Mac and PC. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter with strong organizational skills, capable of handling numerous and varied tasks simultaneously.
- Drafting correspondence
- Preparing and filing of paper and electronic documents in courts across the country
- Administration of law student internship program
- Formatting and word processing for policy papers and pleadings
- Maintaining our calendar and conflicts list
- Assistance with travel arrangements
- Updating legal reference materials
Please send your resume and a short writing sample, such as a business letter or short pleading, to firstname.lastname@example.org.