ACLU Foundation of Texas

The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Lone Star State. We work in courts, legislatures, and communities to protect and extend the civil rights for Texans throughout the state. The ACLU of Texas is both a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization. The ACLU of Texas operates professional offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas, El Paso, and Brownsville, Texas.

Oct 19, 2023
Full time
ACLU Foundation of Texas Remote (TX, USA)
RESPONSIBILITIES   Specific responsibilities include:   Develop and maintain a robust docket concentrating on civil rights and liberties. Review, investigate, and select for legal representation complaints received through the ACLU-TX intake system, as well as referrals from other organizations and agencies and attorneys. Develop and prosecute select civil liberties and civil rights cases, including legal research and memoranda, the drafting of pleadings and briefs, discovery and motion practice, mediation, trials, settlement negotiation, post-judgment litigation, and appeals in both state and federal courts. Develop and execute non-litigation legal advocacy, such as preparing and filing administrative complaints, and provide limited representation in administrative proceedings. Provide legal support to community partners and advocates advancing ACLU-TX’s goals in non-legal spaces. Participate as a legal expert in local and statewide legislative processes,...