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The Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR) is looking for a full-time legal assistant to join in FAIR’s work of advancing civil rights and liberties for all Americans, and promoting a common culture based on fairness, understanding and humanity.

Location: Remote.

Responsibilities for Legal Assistant

  • Collect, examine, and organize evidence and other legal documents for attorney review
  • Draft and proofread correspondence and legal documents
  • Research regulations, laws, and legal articles to assist with the preparation of reports and legal advice
  • Communicate with third parties to schedule meetings and other matters
  • Manage, organize, and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing systems
  • Provide general administrative assistance, such as maintaining the attorney’s calendar, notes, and files
  • Participate in video conferences as needed
  • Can work remotely

Qualifications for Legal Assistant

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Associate’s degree in paralegal studies, a paralegal certificate, or a Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-5 years of experience as an administrative assistant (preferably in a law firm or in a corporate legal department), legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and professional demeanor
  • Strong knowledge of Google Suite, including Google Docs, Google Sheets, Gmail, Google Calendar
  • Knowledge of Jira is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work independently, manage large workloads, and keep deadlines

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and your resume to Letitia Kim at [email protected] with “Legal Assistant Application” in the email subject line.