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  • Institute for Justice
  • 01/13/22
  • Arlington, VA
  • 22203
  • Full-Time
The Institute for Justice, the National Law Firm for Liberty, seeks a talented, highly organized, and energetic person to assist attorneys in its Arlington, VA headquarters. IJs paralegals gain real litigation experience with meaningful responsibility in cases that have immediate real-world impact.



Primary Responsibilities:

Conduct basic legal research.
Proofread and cite-check legal documents.
Prepare tables of contents and authorities for legal briefs.
Prepare affidavits for clients and expert witnesses.
Maintain paper and electronic case files.
File documents in court electronically and by mail.
Draft correspondence to courts and other attorneys.
Calculate, calendar and track due dates for hearings and/or briefs; email entries to appropriate attorneys/paralegals; update as required.
Read and interpret court rules and determine compliance for filings.
Manage pretrial preparation and assist during trials.
Communicate and work on cases with attorneys and peers in other offices.
Take notes at moot courts.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

1-3 years of paralegal experience.
Creativity, detailed-oriented, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to take initiative.
Excellent organizational skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience. The Institute for Justice offers full health, dental, and life insurance benefits; the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule; a retirement savings plan; and the opportunity to work with high-performing individuals in a collaborative, collegial, positive work environment.



To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing how your experience will ensure success in this position.



No phone calls, please.



IJ is an equal opportunity employer.

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