2022 DISABILITY RIGHTS FELLOWSHIP
In September 2009, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP welcomed its first Disability Rights Fellow. We are now accepting applications for our ninth Disability Rights Fellow to begin in September 2022. The Fellowship offers a recent law school graduate or judicial clerk with a disability the opportunity to participate for a year in all phases of disability rights and other litigation at our firm in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a 20-lawyer law firm devoted principally to litigation. The firm has developed a national reputation for its high-profile, high-impact disability rights cases.
Terms of the Fellowship
The term of the Fellowship is one year (with the possibility of a second year). Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the salaries paid and benefits provided to non-Fellowship attorneys of equivalent experience and qualifications. The Fellow should be a member of a state bar or be planning to obtain admittance to a state bar with the ability to apply for Maryland admission.
Application and Selection
Applicants must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, and an interest in the work of the firm. A completed application will consist of the following:
- a cover letter, no longer than two pages, explaining the ways in which you meet the selection criteria;
- a copy of your law school transcript;
- a legal writing sample of no more than 15 pages;
- a current resume; and
- a list of three references, including name, relationship, and contact information.
Applications will be received on a rolling basis; the position will remain open until filled. Please submit your application by e-mail to email@example.com
Baltimore-based litigation firm seeking a full-time paralegal with at least 2 years of experience. The Paralegal will be responsible for providing litigation support. The candidate must have the ability to think proactively, anticipate problems, develop effective solutions and take initiative. The candidate must also be reliable, hardworking, organized and possess exceptional attention to detail.
Responsibilities and Duties
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Prepare, edit, and format legal documents and correspondence.
- Subpoena and review records.
- Manage documents: log, scan, save and upload.
- Assemble exhibits, hearing binders and documents for production.
- File pleadings and materials with federal and local courts and agencies.
- Research facts of case, parties, involved persons, jury verdicts/settlement, etc.
- Obtain and review cases from Westlaw, PACER, Google Scholar, etc.
- Edit and cite check pleadings and discovery.
- Assist with deposition and trial preparation.
- Create deposition digests.
- Attend hearings and trials.
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate.
- At least 2 years of recent Paralegal experience or an evening law student.
- Proficiency in MS Office 2016.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience in e-filing, time entry & case management software (Pacer, MDEC, Lexbe, etc.).
- Ability to draft table of contents and table of authorities a plus.
- Bilingual – Spanish speaking preferred but not required.
If you are interested, please email your resume to Keith Ramalho at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate – Civil and Criminal Litigation
Brown Goldstein & Levy LLP, a 20-lawyer litigation firm, seeks to hire an associate to work in its Baltimore office. We are trial lawyers who handle cases of every stripe, civil or criminal. A significant portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to representing plaintiffs in civil rights cases, in areas such as disability rights, housing discrimination, and police misconduct. We take on large, complex personal injury matters and commercial disputes involving large and small businesses alike. The firm also maintains a widely-respected criminal defense practice. See recent updates on the firm’s cases at: browngold.com/news.
The ideal candidate is a person with judicial clerkship and/or meaningful litigation experience, an excellent work ethic, and a commitment to public interest work. Successful candidates must also have strong analytical, writing, research, and interpersonal skills.
Brown, Goldstein & Levy is dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and a list of references to email@example.com; write “Associate Application” in the subject line.
Law Clerk – Civil and Criminal Litigation
Baltimore, Maryland – Summer 2022
Brown Goldstein & Levy LLP, a 20-lawyer litigation firm based in Baltimore, MD, seeks to hire a current 2L for a full-time, paid summer law clerk position. A significant portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to representing plaintiffs in civil rights cases, in areas such as disability rights, housing discrimination, and police misconduct. The firm also maintains a widely-respected criminal defense practice. See recent updates on the firm’s cases at:
The ideal candidate is a person with exceptional writing skills, an excellent academic record, a strong work ethic, and a passion for public interest work. Summer associates at Brown, Goldstein & Levy can expect to acquire substantive experience on a wide array of matters and are valued members of our litigation teams. Summer associates will have an opportunity to draft portions of briefs and memoranda, interview and maintain contact with clients, participate in litigation strategy, research legal issues, and collaborate with co-counsel on cutting-edge litigation. Summer associates also have the opportunity to attend a number of networking and social events. Our summer program is generally 8-10 weeks long.
Brown, Goldstein & Levy is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, an unofficial transcript, and a list of references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will accept applications until October 10, 2021 or until the position is filled; prompt submission of application materials is recommended. Please write in the subject line – “Summer Associate Application”