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Paralegal/Nonprofit Specialist

Paralegal | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

Harmon, Curran, Spielberg & Eisenberg, LLP, a law firm in Washington, DC serving the nonprofit public interest community, is seeking a full-time Paralegal/Nonprofit Specialist. A successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, a GPA not less than 3.5, excellent writing, research and organizational skills, experience with Microsoft Office, the ability to work both independently and as part of a group, strong attention to detail, and the ability to learn quickly and balance multiple projects at once. Recent college graduates (or those planning to graduate in Spring 2020) with an interest in serving the progressive nonprofit community are strongly encouraged to apply. A paralegal certificate is not required.   

Our firm specializes in nonprofit tax, employment, environmental, and election law. Virtually all of the firm’s clients are nonprofit organizations or individuals.  The Paralegal will work under the direct supervision of the attorneys and will likely assist in each of the legal areas that comprise the firm’s work.                                                                         

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting and filing legal documents with the appropriate government agencies;
  • Performing legal research;
  • Collecting and tracking documents for client projects;
  • Drafting correspondence to clients and government agencies;
  • Writing and copy editing articles for publication on the firm’s website; 
  • Assisting with administrative tasks as needed.

The above describes general job duties and responsibilities and is not a complete listing of job duties.  Incumbents may be required to perform additional tasks related to these duties.

Harmon Curran is located in downtown Washington, DC and is easily accessible by public transportation. This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) position with generous benefits including 3 weeks of vacation plus sick days, generous medical benefits, 401k with match, and annual profit sharing. The ideal candidate will start or be able to come to the office for paid training in May 2020.

Please include a resume and cover letter when applying. A brief (10 pages or less) writing sample and transcript should be sent separately to jobs @ Applications will not be considered without all materials.


Harmon Curran is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and welcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply, including people of color, women, and individuals with disabilities.