Vermont Law & Graduate School (VLGS) seeks an experienced Litigation Paralegal to provide both administrative legal and operational support to the Farmed Animal Advocacy Clinic (FAAC), including the preparation, serving, and filing of court documents; assistance with research; and support for FAAC operations. The Paralegal will work with students on judicial procedure to ensure their knowledge of the legal process. The Paralegal will also assist FAAC attorneys and students through legal research and document drafting.
About Animal Law and Policy Institute at Vermont Law School
Vermont Law & Graduate School’s Animal Law and Policy Institute trains future leaders in animal advocacy while centering animals in the fight for environmental protection.
Students, staff, and faculty in the Animal Law and Policy Institute advance animal advocacy through legal education and training, scholarship, and policy development. Engaging with policymakers, journalists, advocacy organizations, and communities, the institute serves as a resource hub for animal law and policy issues. It also collaborates closely with Vermont Law & Graduate School’s leading environmental law, food and agriculture, and environmental justice programs, encouraging the wider legal community to expand protections for all animals, in addition to the people and ecosystems in the environment that we share.
The Animal Law and Policy Institute is dedicated to supporting aspiring advocates through rigorous coursework; supportive mentorships with experienced attorneys, scientists, legislators, and scholars; and providing real-world trainings.