Opportunities at the ACLU of Washington

Jobs

Published: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking a full-time legal assistant to provide litigation and administrative support for ACLU-WA’s litigation and legal advocacy efforts. The Legal Assistant serves as a key member of the legal department team, providing administrative support to the staff attorneys and assistance with our legal intake.

Internships

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.