Opportunities at the ACLU of Washington

Jobs

Published: 
Friday, July 20, 2018
We are seeking an experienced attorney for a two-year term to build, file, and litigate complex civil actions in state and federal court to protect and preserve civil liberties for all Washingtonians.
Published: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The ACLU of Washington (ACLU-WA) seeks an experienced and sophisticated Communications Director to orchestrate the planning and execution of strategic communications that maximize the organization’s impact in protecting and advancing freedom, fairness, equality, and justice. The Communications Director heads a six-person department that includes expertise in online communications and advocacy, strategic writing, and public relations.

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.