Human Rights/Human Trafficking Paralegal at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

Full-Time

Mid Level

Washington, DC, USA

$54.000 - $73.000

09 Jun → 09 Jul

Job Description

Cohen Milstein s Washington, DC office seeks a paralegal/research assistant to support attorneys in the Human Rights Practice Group. The Human Rights/Human Trafficking Group represents victims of torture, forced labor, human trafficking, and other violations of international law. More information on CMST and the types of cases the human rights section litigates can be found at our website at www.cohenmilstein.com.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a wonderful work environment. Preference will be given to candidates who will make a two-year minimum commitment to the position.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and transcript. Application materials should be submitted in the order outlined above, and as a single PDF document.

Cohen Milstein is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We strongly encourage women, people of color, and other candidates from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  • Factual and legal research;
  • Writing memoranda;
  • Organizing and coding documents;
  • Managing case files;
  • Performing clerical tasks associated with filing documents in U.S. courts.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree;

  • Demonstrated interest in law, human rights, or both;

  • An understanding of, and willingness to learn about, basic legal concepts, terminology, principles, and procedures;

  • A proactive nature;

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Strong writing and analytical skills;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Experience with legal research tools, such as Lexis/Nexis or Westlaw is a plus;

  • Foreign language skills are also a plus.

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs. 

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