Job Details

Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 19, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 02, 2021

Posted on

Jul 24, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 39037 to 56787 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Profile

Paralegal/Senior Paralegal
Duties: Assist with client screening and intake regarding unemployment benefits applications and appeals; Interview and counsel clients; Assist clients with preparing unemployment benefits applications and appeals; Provide direct legal services in conjunction with API attorney(s) in cases that involve employment law, unemployment benefits, and/or government benefits; Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects; and Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A four-year degree or Paralegal Certificate; 3+ years of relevant work experience preferred; Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers, students, attorneys, and community members; Experience conducting outreach to community based organizations and immigrant communities; Demonstrated knowledge of employment law, unemployment benefits, and/or government benefits; Self-motivated, takes initiative, ability to learn quickly; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Organized, with ability to work on high-volume caseload; Comfortable with case management systems and other technology; Ability to travel to clinic location(s); and Bilingual in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, or other Asian language strongly preferred.
Term: up to June 2021.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 W. 8th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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