The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is a non-profit law firm that defends religious freedom for people of all faiths. Becket is seeking a dynamic professional to provide paralegal services and research in support of its nationwide litigation practice.

Hours and Location:

This is a full-time position in Becket’s office in Washington, DC.


  • Demonstrated commitment to defending religious liberty for all;
  • Superb cite checking, proofreading and copyediting skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of The Bluebook and other legal style guides preferred;
  • Inquisitive, entrepreneurial, and analytical mind;
  • Ability to multitask efficiently in a fast-paced litigation environment;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong command of Office 2013, Adobe, and Google Docs; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.


  • Prepare legal briefs and other court documents for filing;
  • Maintain electronic and paper files;
  • Draft correspondence; and
  • Communicate with courts, government agencies, clients and outside counsel.


  • Attorney resumes will not be considered for this position.
  • Becket offers generous benefits and salaries commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a cover letter in which they explain their interest in furthering Becket’s commitment to religious liberty for all faiths.
  • Resume and cover letters should be sent to Meg Schilling at

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.