Careers

Justice For All

CAREERS AT EDMONDS LAW OFFICE

Thank you for your interest in joining our firm. Please review the open positions below and submit your application according to the instructions. Together, our team works to execute the day-to-day operations of the civil rights practice.

Entry Level Trial Attorney (Hybrid)

Please review the job duties below to learn about the Attorney opportunities available at our firm.
Our Firm Culture

Our Firm Culture

 

  • You are a self-starter.  You can anticipate strategic needs or clients needs using client-centered lawyering with little oversight from your supervisor
  • You pay attention to the details.  You draft emails, notes, and pleadings with an emphasis on clear, accurate presentation.
  • You enjoy an ever-adapting work environment and adjust well to evolving priorities.
  • You have personal, deep connection or passion for the pursuit of justice.
  • You acknowledge the impact of structural and systemic racism in the American justice system and desire to use the law as a means to contribute to meaningful change.
  • You respond well to constructive criticism and appreciate the challenge of sharpening your legal research, writing, speaking, and lawyering skills.
Title VI Matters

Responsibilities & Duties

 

  • Interview and draft demand letters related to landlord tenant matters, employment discrimination (Title VII, ADA), Eighth Amendment, Section 1981, and special education matters
  • Research and analyze 11th circuit precedent regarding civil rights matters and craft creative, novel legal arguments
  • Draft complaints and correspondence to the EEOC and opposing counsel for on-going employment discrimination matters
  • Draft and revise briefs for civil rights practice throughout Georgia (N.D., M.D., S.D.) as needed
  • Draft discovery requests in Georgia state and federal courts, including objections thereto
  • Take and defend depositions, draft deposition plans and litigation plans as assigned
  • Draft briefs for various state and federal cases including motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment
  • Appear for hearings in Georgia state and federal courts
  • Represent clients in bench and jury trials in Georgia state and federal courts
Qualifications

Qualifications

 

  • Obtained a Juris Doctorate from an accredited institution
  • Licensed to practice law in Georgia
  • Admitted to all state and federal courts in Georgia
  • 0-3 years of experience practicing law
  • Experience working in the nonprofit sector, civil rights litigation, and/or poverty law
  • Knowledge of intersectionality, client-centered lawyering, and equity and/or willingness to learn these firm values
  • Prior experience working with/ties to low-income individuals and communities of color preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent computer skills with a proven facility with data management, process flow, and database tracking systems.
  • Strong writing, analytical, interpersonal, time-management, and communications skills required.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work effectively under pressure in both a team setting and individually.
  • Billable Hours Requirement: 1,560 annually
Compensation

Compensation

 

  • Salaried Position: $61,000-$70,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Relaxed firm culture
  • End-of-year bonus eligible, depending on performance
  • Paid Time Off (10 days per year)
  • Paid Holidays
    • Equal Pay Day (April 13)
    • Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11)
    • Juneteenth (June 19)
    • Nelson Mandela Birthday (July 18)
    • Women’s Equality Day (August 26)
    • World Mental Health Day (October 10)
    • International Human Rights Day (December 10)​
    • End of year closure (final week of calendar year)
  • Quarterly Paid Mental Health Days
  • Hybrid Work (3 Days in Office, 2 Days WFH)​
  • Health Savings Account Contribution ($300 per month), No employer-sponsored health insurance offered
  • 401K eligible after 12 months of employment

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please send your résumé, cover letter, writing sample, transcript, and two references (note—not recommendation letters) to  [email protected] with the subject line “FIRST NAME, LAST NAME Trial Attorney Position” as a single PDF.

In the body of the email attach a 1-3 minute video introducing yourself and answering the following prompt: Describe  a time when you encountered an unexpected professional difficulty.  How did you respond to the situation? What skillsets enable you to respond in that fashion? How are those skills transferable to this position?

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and earlier submissions will receive priority.

Application Deadline: July 15, 2022

 

No phone calls or inquiry emails, please.

Case Manager/Paralegal (Hybrid)

Our Firm Culture

Our Firm Culture

 

  • You are a self-starter.  You can anticipate strategic needs or clients needs using client-centered lawyering with little oversight from your supervisor
  • You pay attention to the details.  You draft emails, notes, and pleadings with an emphasis on clear, accurate presentation.
  • You enjoy an ever-adapting work environment and adjust well to evolving priorities.
  • You have personal, deep connection or passion for the pursuit of justice.
  • You acknowledge the impact of structural and systemic racism in the American justice system and desire to use the law as a means to contribute to meaningful change.
  • You respond well to constructive criticism and appreciate the challenge of sharpening your legal research, writing, speaking, and lawyering skills.
Title VI Matters

Responsibilities & Duties

 

  • Drafting demand packages related to landlord tenant matters
  • Drafting complaints, form motions in Georgia state courts for landlord tenant matters
  • Maintaining documents, calendaring docket deadlines, and coordination and monitoring of relevant dockets
  • Preparing and organizing of a variety of documents, forms, charts, letters, etc.
  • Compiling documents to comply with Georgia discovery and evidentiary rules
  • Managing client caseload of 40-50 cases with oversight from assigned attorney
  • Providing support, guidance to clients using client-centered trauma informed lawyering
  • Assisting with administrative duties as assigned
  • Supporting the civil rights practice as needed
Qualifications

Qualifications

 

  • Obtained a Juris Doctorate from an accredited institution
  • Licensed to practice law in Georgia
  • Admitted to all state and federal courts in Georgia
  • 0-3 years of experience practicing law
  • Experience working in the nonprofit sector, civil rights litigation, and/or poverty law
  • Knowledge of intersectionality, client-centered lawyering, and equity and/or willingness to learn these firm values
  • Prior experience working with/ties to low-income individuals and communities of color preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent computer skills with a proven facility with data management, process flow, and database tracking systems.
  • Strong writing, analytical, interpersonal, time-management, and communications skills required.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work effectively under pressure in both a team setting and individually.
  • Billable Hours Requirement: 1,560 annually
Compensation

Compensation

 

  • Salaried Position: $45,000-$52,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Relaxed firm culture
  • End-of-year bonus eligible, depending on performance
  • Paid Time Off (10 days per year)
  • Paid Holidays
    • Equal Pay Day (April 13)
    • Indigenous Peoples Day (October 11)
    • Juneteenth (June 19)
    • Nelson Mandela Birthday (July 18)
    • Women’s Equality Day (August 26)
    • World Mental Health Day (October 10)
    • International Human Rights Day (December 10)​
    • End of year closure (final week of calendar year)
  • Quarterly Paid Mental Health Days
  • Hybrid Work (3 Days in Office, 2 Days WFH)​
  • Health Savings Account Contribution
  • 401K eligible after 12 months of employment

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please send your résumé, cover letter, writing sample, transcript, and two references (note—not recommendation letters) to  [email protected] with the subject line “FIRST NAME, LAST NAME Landlord Tenant Case Manager” as a single PDF.

In the body of the email attach a 1-3 minute video introducing yourself and answering the following prompt: Describe  a time when you encountered an unexpected professional difficulty.  How did you respond to the situation? What skillsets enable you to respond in that fashion? How are those skills transferable to this position?

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and earlier submissions will receive priority.

​Application Deadline: July 15, 2022

​No phone calls or inquiry emails, please.

Please review the job duties below to learn about the Clerkship/Internship opportunities available at our firm.

Legal Internship/Law Clerk Position

Our Firm Culture

Our Firm Culture

 

  • You are a self-starter.  You can anticipate strategic needs or clients needs using client-centered lawyering with little oversight from your supervisor
  • You pay attention to the details.  You draft emails, notes, and pleadings with an emphasis on clear, accurate presentation.
  • You enjoy an ever-adapting work environment and adjust well to evolving priorities.
  • You have personal, deep connection or passion for the pursuit of justice.
  • You acknowledge the impact of structural and systemic racism in the American justice system and desire to use the law as a means to contribute to meaningful change.
  • You respond well to constructive criticism and appreciate the challenge of sharpening your legal research, writing, speaking, and lawyering skills.
Title VI Matters

Responsibilities & Duties

 

  • Interview and draft demand letters related to landlord tenant matters, Fair Labor Standards Act cases, employment discrimination (Title VII, ADA), Eighth Amendment, Section 1981, and special education matters
  • Research and analyze 11th circuit precedent regarding civil rights matters and craft creative, novel legal arguments
  • Draft complaints and correspondence to the EEOC and opposing counsel for on-going employment discrimination matters
  • Draft and revise briefs for civil rights practice throughout Georgia (N.D., M.D., S.D.) as needed
  • Draft discovery requests in Georgia state and federal courts, including objections thereto
  • Participate in depositions, draft deposition plans and litigation plans as assigned
  • Draft blogs related to new civil rights precedent and respond to legal questions via the Ask Angie blog
Qualifications

Qualifications

 

  • Be currently enrolled in law school (rising 2Ls or rising 3Ls)
  • Must be currently enrolled in a law school in the 11th circuit, Georgia law students preferred
  • Experience working in the nonprofit sector, civil rights litigation, and/or poverty law
  • Knowledge of intersectionality, client-centered lawyering, and equity and/or willingness to learn these firm values
  • Prior experience working with/ties to low-income individuals and communities of color preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent computer skills with a proven facility with data management, process flow, and database tracking systems. (Must have high speed internet because position is predominantly virtual)
  • Strong writing, analytical, interpersonal, time-management, and communications skills required.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work effectively under pressure in both a team setting and individually.
  • Academic Credit from institution (preferred)
Compensation

Compensation

 

  • Fall Term Position: Academic Credit or Hourly Wage ($20 P/H)
  • Spring Term Position: Academic Credit or Hourly Wage ($20 P/H)
  • Summer Position: Stipend of $5,000 to be disbursed upon successful completion of the internship program.  Stipend is intended to be supplementary to other financial assistance received from school, non-profits, or other sources.  Managing Partner will assist student in achieving additional funding, if applicable.​
  • Minimum Hours: Law Clerk must be available at least 20 hours per week.  Firm would prefer a student who has availability for a full-time externship.  There is opportunity for full-time employment for 3Ls following graduation and bar passage.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please send your résumé, cover letter, writing sample, transcript, and two references (note—not recommendation letters) to  [email protected] with the subject line “FIRST NAME, LAST NAME Year Term Legal Internship” as a single PDF. In the body of the email, please provide your availability (i.e. part time or full time, amount of weekly hours, and whether you are seeking academic credit).  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and earlier submissions will receive priority.

​Fall Term Deadline: July 15, 2021
Spring Term Application Deadline: October 1, 2021
Summer Term Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

​Fall 2021 Term: September-December 15, 2021
Spring 2022 Term: January-May 15, 2022
Summer 2022 Term: June-August 15, 2022.


No phone calls or inquiry emails, please.

Our Services

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Landlord Tenant Cases

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Employment Discrimination

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Education Law

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Civil Rights