Job Details

Integrated Domestic Violence Paralegal

Company name

Brooklyn Defender Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Dec 25,2019

Posted on

Sep 11,2019


Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Integrated Domestic Violence Paralegal
The candidate work closely with attorneys who handle a high volume, litigation-oriented practice and will be closely supervised by attorneys on their work. Duties include: Draft motions, petitions and other legal documents, such as discovery requests. Interview clients prior to their first court date in the IDV court part. Interview clients for client affidavits. Accompany attorneys to court to take notes and assist with court calendar. Obtain court orders, petitions, and other paperwork from court clerk. Manage the case transfer process when cases are transferred to IDV including obtaining file from prior attorney, obtaining court papers, and entering cases in case management system. Prepare client letters. Summarize transcripts, case records, and hospital and mental health records. Conduct legal research. Locate services for clients and follow up with service providers to obtain court letters. A college degree is required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to work independently and in a team setting. Bilingual ability is preferred.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter and resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn Defender Services
177 Livingston Street
5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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