Liberty Jobs

Policy Analyst
Posted by on October 03, 2016
Open: 01-03-2017 to 05-31-2017
Texas Action Seeks Policy Analysts for the 85th Texas Legislative Session

Texas Action is the premier comprehensive bill analysis group serving the Texas legislature. We offer analysis of every bill that gets scheduled for a vote in the Texas legislature and provide liberty-based vote recommendations. Our analysis and recommendations help Representatives and Senators keep up with the overwhelming pace of legislation and stay well informed on the bills they are required to vote on.

Our policy analysts read, analyze, and evaluate legislation to provide a written synopsis of what each bill would do if enacted and offer a vote recommendation that is linked to our Liberty Principles. Each day’s analysis is provided to legislators and staff in the form of a Daily Floor Report.

As a principles-based organization, our analysis and vote recommendations are made without regard for party affiliation or the tenure or stature of the legislators involved. Every recommendation is based solely on whether the legislation in question supports or hinders our Liberty Principles; Free Markets, Private Property Rights, Individual Liberty, Personal Responsibility, and Limited Government.

If you are an analytical, policy-oriented, liberty-minded supporter of these Liberty Principles and want to ...

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HR Assistant
Posted by Kelly Broome on January 22, 2016
Compensation: salary
Open: 01-01-2016 to 11-30-1999

Legal Assistant and Office Manager—Texas Office

The Institute for Justice, the national law firm for liberty, seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, and professional individual to fill the role of Legal Assistant and Office Manager for its Texas Office, located in downtown Austin. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in IJ’s mission and a commitment to the principles of free markets, limited government, and individual rights. This position requires an entrepreneurial and innovative person to support the Office’s litigation and legislative work and in particular take ownership of outreach roles like cultivating partnerships with grassroots community organizations and policymakers interested in advancing our mission. We are a small office where collegiality and a shared commitment to excellence are highly valued. Prior experience in a legal or legislative environment is preferred.

This key staff member will have the following responsibilities:
-Assist attorneys with special projects.
-Conduct legal research.
-Proofread and cite-check legal documents.
-Prepare tables of contents and authorities for legal briefs.
-Prepare affidavits for clients and expert witnesses.
-Maintain case files.
-Read and interpret court rules and determine compliance for filings.
-Register attorneys for education courses; track ...

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