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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||2-3 years|
|State/Province:||PA - Pennsylvania|
Earthjustice’s Northeast regional office is seeking a full-time Litigation Assistant to provide both substantive and administrative support to our legal staff. Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. The Northeast regional office focuses principally on issues of global warming and environmental health, and this position would be focused primarily on supporting our efforts to reduce dependence on coal-fired power. The position is open immediately in our new Philadelphia satellite office.
Responsibilities: The Litigation Assistant will assist attorneys and the Office Manager based in New York City. Tasks may include but not be limited to the following:
Qualifications: This position requires a can-do attitude, excellent organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a commitment to maintaining high standards. We are looking for strong research, analytical, writing, and computer skills (word processing, databases and spreadsheets, Internet, GIS, etc.), as well as the ability to organize, to set priorities among multiple assignments, to meet deadlines, and to function calmly under pressure. This position also requires willingness and ability to carry out a variety of administrative tasks to ensure smooth operation of the Philadelphia office. A background in environmental or public health science, policy, or advocacy is a plus. Salary is based on experience.
To Apply: Please send a letter explaining your qualifications, a resume, a brief writing sample, and contact information for three professional or academic references by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line should read: Legal Assistant Application. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. No telephone calls.