Opportunities at the ACLU of Washington

Jobs

Published: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Provide administrative support to the Communications Department’s staff members. This involves managing calendars and the department’s electronic and paper files; making occasional travel arrangements.
Published: 
Friday, January 18, 2019
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking an experienced attorney for a two-year term (may be extended, subject to funding) to build, file, and litigate complex civil actions in state and federal court to protect and preserve civil liberties for all Washingtonians.

Internships

Published: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The ACLU of Washington welcomes applications from third-year law students and recent law school graduates for its Legal Fellowship. The Fellowship will begin in the late summer/fall of 2019 and is a full-time position in ACLU of Washington’s Seattle office. It provides recent graduates with a unique opportunity to participate in our organization’s legal work supporting the civil rights of all Washington citizens.
Published: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017
At the ACLU, law students gain exposure to a broad range of civil liberties and civil rights issues and an opportunity to improve legal writing and research skills. Students work closely with staff attorneys conducting legal research, writing legal memoranda and drafting correspondence to government agencies in response to documented complaints of civil liberties and civil rights violations. Students also assist ACLU attorneys in the development of cases for litigation, preparation of cases for trial and submission of amicus curiae briefs in courts of appeal.
Published: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Interns review and investigate complaints alleging violations of civil liberties and assist callers on the ACLU Complaint and Referral Line. They work closely with ACLU legal staff and handle complaints covering a broad spectrum of issues, including free speech, student discipline, police practices, criminal law, and jail and prison conditions.