Board Directors and Committee Members

Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh sells artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories and gift items from across the globe.  Featuring products from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, we are part of a network of over 390 retail outlets throughout the United States selling Ten Thousand Villages products.

Ten Thousand Villages’ mission is to create opportunities fro artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term fair trading relationships.

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items.  We seek to establish long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under-or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income.  A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Ten Thousand Villages has openings for board directors with experience and expertise in the following:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Accounting/Finance

The full Board meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except July and December) at 6:30PM at the store located at 5820 Forbes Ave in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Committees meet as needed.  Terms are three years and directors are not required to make financial contributions.

If you are interested in joining Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh’s Board of Directors, please submit your resume to board.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillagfes.com.

Legal Advocate

As a WC&S Legal Advocate, your primary role is to assist clients with legal or justice system issues. You will provide direct service through legal options counseling, advocacy and court accompaniment, safety planning, emotional support, case management, and information & referrals. This role will primarily assist and accompany victims of domestic violence as they file for temporary Protection From Abuse (PFA) Orders. The successful candidate is sensitive to trauma and cultural diversity issues with a passion for ending intimate partner violence. Currently, this role is primarily remote, with up to three partial days spent in court in Downtown Pittsburgh. The goal is to be co-located between the Legal Advocacy Department in Downtown Pittsburgh and home office.

WC&S is a comprehensive domestic violence program serving over 7,500 adult and child survivors of domestic violence annually & facilitating intervention groups to over 500 men who batter. All staff learn about and support the organization’s mission, guiding principles, and values, as well as the tenets of Women’s Center Business System (WCBS), and are sensitive to cultural and workplace harmony and infusing principles of Sanctuary (a model for providing trauma-informed care) and diversity, equity, and inclusion into their daily interactions with clients and co-workers.

This role provides you with the opportunity to showcase your crisis management and problem-solving skills, work with a diverse group of clients, collaborate with the legal community in Pittsburgh, and contribute to the organization’s mission in a variety of ways. If you are excited to gain legal, client service, and systems advocacy experience, care deeply about the issue of intimate partner violence, and are ready to make a difference in your community then we are eager to hear from you. WC&S will offer you an environment that provides endless opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills.

Here’s what you will do:

  • Advocate for victims of intimate partner violence within the legal system by providing legal options counseling, advocacy, and court accompaniment, safety planning, emotional support and crisis intervention to clients.
  • Provide referrals to WC&S services and other community services and provide follow-up counseling, as needed.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Legal Advocacy Department programs and procedures; participate in team and agency meetings.
  • Participate in speaking presentations and community events, as needed; work collaboratively with police, prosecutors, and others in the justice system to improve the response to victims of intimate partner violence.
  • This position requires being available for regular business hours, 40 hours per week. Currently, the position is primarily remote.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, criminal justice, or related field preferred.
  • One year of direct service experience in a human service field required; legal experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish healthy boundaries, trust, respect, and rapport with a diverse population of clients and legal professionals.
  • Ability to understand confidentiality and safety procedures.
  • A demonstration of the understanding of abusive family dynamics, including intimate partner violence, cycle of abuse, power and control dynamic, cultural diversity issues and child abuse and neglect.
  • Proficiency in general technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite is required; familiarity and understanding of information technology, including Salesforce, strongly preferred.
  • Act 33/34 and FBI Clearances will be required.

WC&S offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including: generous paid time off; health, vision, and dental insurance; short-term and long-term disability coverage; group life insurance; retirement plan; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; paid training and professional development opportunities; and is a Public Service (Student) Loan Forgiveness eligible employer.

WC&S is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that both applicants and employees are treated without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity expression, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation/identity, citizenship status, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment to all.

TO APPLY:
This position will remain open until we find the best candidate for the position. To ensure consideration for an interview, please send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Administration at careers@wcspittsburgh.org by end of business on Wednesday May 26, 2021.

Managing Editor, Writers in Residence Program Position

Ms. JD’s Managing Editor, Writers in Residence Program is a part-time, volunteer, and unpaid role within the organization. The Managing Director will coordinate Ms. JD’s Writers in Residence program, which equips law students and attorneys with the platform and training to publish written work amplifying the voices, faces and concerns of women in the legal profession. The Managing Editor will oversee the writers for the eight-month program, convening all writers monthly for a digital content strategy meeting and a one-hour workshop with guest experts.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and manage all operations of Ms. JD’s Writers in Residence Program
  • Collaborate with Writers in Residence to determine content and topics
  • Determine content schedule and coordinate publications in Ms. JD online community/blog
  • Coordinate monthly Writers in Residence program meetings (including booking guest speakers and planning meeting agenda)
  • Plan and approve final drafts for publication
  • Control schedules and enforce deadlines for writers
  • Oversee proofreading procedures, peer-review process and edit copy when necessary
  • Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style and tone
  • Resolve issues as they arise
  • Availability on confirmed program dates (see program schedule)

The best fit for this part-time, volunteer position would be someone with the following experience and attributes:

  • Proven experience as managing editor or relevant role
  • Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of online platforms like WordPress and SEO concepts
  • Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and people abilities
  • Reliability and efficiency
  • Attention to detail
  • BS/BA in Journalism, Communications, or relevant field

About Ms. JD

Ms. JD is a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) that seeks to support and improve the experiences of women law students and lawyers. Obstacles to equal participation hinder not only women in the law but also their colleagues, clients, children, and communities. Ms. JD consequently strives to give voice to why it matters that women continue to overcome barriers to achieve gender parity in the profession. In doing so, Ms. JD spreads the word: Women’s Victories Are Everyone’s Victories!. For more information regarding Ms. JD, please visit www.ms-jd.org.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume via email to: Danielle Allison, CEO at dallison@ms-jd.org

No phone calls, please.

Ms. JD is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Paralegal

As a WC&S Paralegal, your primary role is to provide general assistance to attorneys in the Civil Law Project (CLP) as they represent clients in cases involving intimate partner violence. This role will principally work on Protection From Abuse (PFA) cases by preparing files, interviewing clients, preparing intake summaries, gathering evidence, and identifying other legal needs. You will help prepare for legal proceedings, assist with case management for the attorneys, sit in on meetings with the Legal Director and CLP attorneys, manage related administrative tasks, and work to enhance systems within the program and agency. The role is currently able to be completely remote, with a goal of being co-located between the CLP Office in Downtown Pittsburgh and home office.

WC&S is a comprehensive domestic violence program serving over 7,500 adult and child survivors of domestic violence annually & facilitating intervention groups to over 500 men who batter. All staff learn about and support the organization’s mission, guiding principles, and values, as well as the tenets of Women’s Center Business System (WCBS), and are sensitive to cultural and workplace harmony and infusing principles of Sanctuary (a model for providing trauma-informed care) into their daily interactions with clients and co-workers. Through the Civil Law Project, WC&S clients can receive free legal representation in matters including Protection From Abuse (PFA) orders, custody and child support, and divorce.

This role provides you with the opportunity to showcase your paralegal and problem-solving skills, work with a diverse group of clients, collaborate with the legal community in Pittsburgh, and contribute to the organization’s mission in a variety of ways. If you are excited to be part of a supportive and fast-paced nonprofit law project, care deeply about the issue of intimate partner violence, and are ready to make a difference in your community then we are eager to hear from you. WC&S will offer you an environment that provides endless opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills.

Here’s what you will do:

  • Assist CLP attorneys in court preparation and their client representation, including overseeing and conducting PFA case preparation, hearing and trial preparation, and client and witness interviews.
  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents.
  • Organize and manage client case files.
  • Conduct legal/factual research, docket/records searches, and file/deliver court pleadings as needed.
  • Serve as a liaison for CLP with clients, attorneys, court staff, and others.
  • This position requires being available for regular business hours, 40 hours per week. Currently, the position is completely remote.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Paralegal certificate required (or be certification-eligible).
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Ability to establish healthy boundaries, trust, respect, and rapport with a diverse population of clients and legal professionals.
  • Ability to understand confidentiality and safety procedures.
  • A demonstration of the understanding of abusive family dynamics, including intimate partner violence, cycle of abuse, power and control dynamic, cultural diversity issues and child abuse and neglect.
  • Adept in utilizing general technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Outlook, and online software platforms.
  • Act 33/34 and FBI Clearances will be required.

WC&S offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including: generous paid time off; health, vision, and dental insurance; short-term and long-term disability coverage; group life insurance; retirement plan; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; paid training and professional development opportunities; and is a Public Service (Student) Loan Forgiveness eligible employer.

WC&S is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that both applicants and employees are treated without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity expression, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation/identity, citizenship status, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.

TO APPLY:

This position will remain open until we find the best candidate for the position. To ensure consideration for an interview, please send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Administration at careers@wcspittsburgh.org by end of business on Wednesday May 5, 2021.

Attorney – Fair Housing Law Center

Southwestern PA Legal Aid, a non-profit organization in the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN), seeks client-centered and mission-focused applicants for an Attorney position with its Fair Housing Law Center’s enforcement and education/outreach initiatives.

The position requires a dedication to written and oral advocacy, litigation, public education, and equal access to housing opportunities.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising and advocating for victims of housing discrimination;
  • Representing victims of housing discrimination in administrative and federal or state court proceedings;
  • Handling administrative or court complaints based on testing for housing discrimination;
  • Conducting trainings and participating in outreach events throughout western Pennsylvania;
  • Representing the Fair Housing Law Center at collaborative meetings; and
  • Collaborating with staff and partners to further other goals and objectives of the Fair Housing Law Center’s initiatives.

Candidates must have a current license to practice law in Pennsylvania, excellent legal writing and communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Decision making is critical to this position and candidates must be able to demonstrate active listening, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

The position will be full-time with benefits but with a prohibition against the outside practice of law.  Remote work will be permitted where possible and regular local travel will be expected as circumstances allow.  Salary for this grant-funded position will depend upon experience. SPLA encourages applicants who share and further its values of a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Send resume, a writing sample, and at least two references to:

Brian V. Gorman
Executive Director
brian.gorman@splas.org

Board Directors and Committee Members

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items. Ten Thousand Villages establishes long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under- or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization, Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is an independent nonprofit that sells Ten Thousand Villages products and shares the company name, but the Pittsburgh board operates separately of Ten Thousand Villages US leadership. In addition to governance, the board is also heavily involved in many aspects of operations, including managing bank accounts, approving expenses, creating the annual budget, devising policies, implementing advertising and marketing plans, organizing events, pursuing grant opportunities, and more.

As a nonprofit operating a retail store at an unprecedented time in history in which the Coronavirus has caused  a downturn for the industry as a whole, Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is in need of talented and committed individuals to help guide our organization. The board currently has openings for board directors and committee members with experience and expertise in the following:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Retail Operations
  • IT
  • Legal

The full Board of Directors typically meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except July and December) at 6:30PM. During normal operations, the meeting takes place at the store located at 5820 Forbes Ave in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood and regular in-person attendance is expected of directors. In an average month, board service will require 4-10 hours.  Terms are three years and directors are not required to make financial contributions though they are expected to support fundraising initiatives.

Board committees meet as needed, typically once per month and often by telephone or video conference. There is not a term duration for committee members.

If you are interested in joining the Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh Board of Directors, please submit your resume to board.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com

Legal Director

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Supervision of the Legal Department

  • Directly supervises paralegal, staff attorneys, project staff and interns, carrying out all supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws governing attorney work product. Responsibilities include interviewing, training interns; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; monitoring grant compliance, submitting required grant reports and grant applications.

Legal Research and Writing

  • Provide analysis of case law, statutes, rules, policies, legislation and legal trends relating to their effect on victims of sexual assault. Develop concise written materials that convey essential information to target audiences as identified.
  • Assume responsibility for assuring the utility and integrity of all legal materials developed and distributed by the Training & Technical Assistance Department.
  • Engage in critical thinking and writing that contributes to the identification of emerging changes in the law or rules that may affect the needs of victims of sexual violence.

Technical Assistance

The assignments to the Legal Director will place emphasis on developing written resources and technical assistance activities. Technical Assistance activities include, but are not limited to all of the following:

  • Provide information, referral, and problem-solving assistance to the target audiences described in the Position Summary above on various civil and criminal legal issues including sexual violence protection order (SVPO), Title IX and mandated reporting.
  • Research and assist in the development of databases, papers, memos, and technical assistance packets on prioritized issues pertaining to sexual violence.
  • Build coalitions with outside partners, to include organizations and initiatives both with and without a primary focus on sexual violence.
  • Serve as a resource to all coalition staff in the development and provision of technical assistance activities.
  • Develop and deliver, as assigned, professional education for lawyers, law students, and advocates to enhance the accessibility of quality civil legal advocacy and representation for victims of sexual violence.
  • Develop and deliver, as assigned, high-quality education for judges and the minor judiciary, court personnel, prosecutors, and law enforcement to ensure that the civil and criminal justice systems’ responses to victims of sexual violence are consistent with state and federal law and properly prioritize the safety and confidentiality of victims and offender accountability.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to trauma informed, comprehensive legal service provision
  • Litigation as well as supervisory experience
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience in legal research, both electronic and paper-based
  • Understanding of issues of cultural and socioeconomic diversity as they apply to sexual violence prevention, intervention and services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of planning, developing and implementing training and technical assistance specifically related to sexual violence, including the assessment of need, the development and delivery of resources, consultation and services and follow-up and evaluation.

To Apply

PCAR offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by March 31, 2021.

Litigation Director

This position is remote during COVID.

Agency Description

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA) is one of the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organizations focused on serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs).

Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice-LA serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Through direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and organizational capacity building, Advancing Justice-LA focuses on the most vulnerable members of AANHPI communities while building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice.

Advancing Justice-LA is based in downtown Los Angeles, with additional offices in Orange County and Sacramento.

Position Summary

The Litigation Director leads the development, execution, and evaluation of Advancing Justice Los Angeles (AJ-LA) impact litigation practice, overseeing AJ-LAs Impact Litigation program staff. The Litigation Director collaborates and coordinates across the organization to determine litigation priorities. This position requires a thorough knowledge of the AJ-LAs services and available resources, both within and outside of the organization. The Litigation Director acts as AJ-LAs spokesperson for all litigation matters.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead all active and potential litigation cases, guiding litigation strategy and ensuring high quality of litigation-related work-product, and oversee case-related expenses and awards.
  • Active participation in the decision-making body that approves acceptance of impact litigation cases.
  • Oversee co-counsel relationships, including identifying, communicating, and resolving issues discovered during engagements.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision to attorneys and litigation support staff, including the administration of human resources procedures.
  • Oversee evolution of in-house document exemplar bank.
  • In coordination with CEO and Pro Bono Director, cultivate relationships with private bar for staff professional development opportunities and fundraising potential (e.g., firm monetary support, individual donations, cy pres awards).
  • Act as organization spokesperson for all litigation, including with media, community stakeholders, donors, and with Advancing Justice affiliates.
  • Design and implement litigation-related professional development plan and related in-house supporting resources for all attorneys so as to expand AJ-LAs resource pool of staff attorneys for litigation.
  • Work with all AJ-LA programs areas, providing litigation support to program staff.
  • Analyze, draft, and advocate for policy/legislation, in coordination with AJ-LAs policy staff.
  • Collaborate with Communications and Development departments, to strengthen AJ-LAs mission and litigation priorities, including grant proposal/report drafting.
  • Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards in client confidentiality and personal conduct, as well as oversee compliance with those standards by staff involved in litigated cases.
  • Build a team-centered client service model, and monitor issues related to services to manage cooperation, ongoing engagements, and client expectations.
  • Supervising, mentoring, and coaching direct reports.

The omission of specific job duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Other duties as may be assigned and/or requested from other managers/executives from time to time.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Juris Doctorate and must be an active member of the California State Bar.
  • Minimum eight years of impact litigation experience in both state and federal courts, ideally with background in addressing social justice issues.
  • Minimum 4 years supervising a legal team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with fee generation in civil rights cases and development of innovative funding sources for litigation.
  • Successful track record forging alliances and coalitions and moving people to take collective action.
  • An ability to develop and implement multi-faceted advocacy campaigns that include litigation, advocacy, communications, public education and community organizing.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Asian American, Native Hawaiian and/or Pacific Islander communities.
  • Demonstrated success in managing lawyers and staff in fast-paced litigation.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to write and speak persuasively to diverse audiences, including general public, media, lawyers, advocates, funders, donors, and opinion leaders.

Working Conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Direct Reports

The position supervises the Impact Litigation program staff, which includes attorneys (senior and staff), paralegals, caseworkers, and legal assistants.

EOE Statement

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all qualified persons to apply, regardless of race, color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex/gender (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/ or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (genetic characteristics, cancer or a record or history of cancer), military or veteran status, national origin (includes language use and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to provide their presence in the United States is authorized under federal law), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV/AIDS, cancer, and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for family care leave, request for leave for an employee’s own serious health condition, request for pregnancy disability leave, retaliation for reporting patient abuse in tax-supported institutions, age (over 40).

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with the requirements of the State of California and local Fair Chance ordinances.

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Legal Programs Coordinator

The Pro Bono Center of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation is seeking a fulltime Legal Programs Coordinator to support services to individuals with low incomes in need of free legal help. The Coordinator will work with the Pro Bono Center Director to engage in outreach to the legal community to increase visibility, leverage resources, develop relationships, and enhance services to clients.

The ACBF Pro Bono Center provides direct legal representation and advice to individuals with low incomes and also supports volunteer attorneys by providing education, training, and recognition.

Major duties:

  • Communicate with member organizations to identify areas of need for both clients and volunteers• Interact with members of the public seeking legal assistance, provide information, and screen for eligibility for services
  • Maintain support systems for volunteers including online legal research, forms, and CLE credits
  • Maintain client and volunteer information in databases, monitor status of cases assigned to volunteer attorneys, and prepare reports
  • Assist in planning volunteer education, recruitment, and recognition, and fundraising events
  • Develop print and electronic materials to advance the mission of the Pro Bono Center

A bachelor’s degree is preferred, however candidates with a demonstrated history of relevant work experience will also be considered. Strong oral and written communication skills, computer and database skills, and the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines are also required.

Employer is an equal opportunity employer. For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter. No telephone calls please. Deadline for submission is January 31, 2021.

Legal Administrative Assistant

Position Summary

We are looking to hire an Administrative Assistant for the Legal Department with exceptional administrative skills. Legal Administrative Assistants are expected to work comfortably under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The Legal Administrative Assistant is a professional who will support the paralegal and lawyers in a legal environment.

To ensure success, Legal Administrative Assistants should be detail oriented, exercise sound judgment
and must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills with a keen interest in providing
purposeful support to lawyers and the paralegal. Top candidates will be familiar with key legal
principles, give attention to details and possess incredible accuracy and excellent time management
skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering
    phone calls, taking notes/messages or directing inquiries. Assisting clients in a trauma-informed
    manner.
  • Maintain and update inventories of contact details.
  • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and providing timely reminders.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and
    transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  • Conserves attorneys time by reading, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports
    and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information;
    initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings;
    scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating
    preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals.
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences,
    dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing
    requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction
    preparation requirements. Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting
    orders; evaluating new products.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional
    publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing
    new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Communicates with attorneys to obtain information, follow instructions, following-up on
    delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to the attorney.

Qualifications, Education, & Experience

  • One year of Legal Office Experience
  • Outstanding Listening and Communication Skills
  • Exceptional People/Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Relevant Computer Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sexual violence, and understanding of related issues, and a
    commitment to ending sexual violence
  • High School Diploma
  • Secretarial Certificate or Associate’s Degree Preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sexual violence, and understanding of related issues, and a
    commitment to ending sexual violence