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Paralegal

Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Paralegal, Tenants' Rights Unit The candidate will focus on providing litigation support for tenants residing in Manhattan and will regularly staff firm’s courthouse office in Housing Court to conduct legal intake with low-income tenants facing eviction. Conduct thorough client legal intakes. Investigate facts through interviews and document collection. Perform legal research. Prepare legal documents to assist attorneys. Provide oral and written translation assistance for attorneys who represent non-English-speaking clients in various scenarios, including court appearances. Advocate with various organizations and government agencies on behalf of vulnerable, low income New Yorkers to ensure clients access and/or maintain crucial public benefits. Potential to represent clients at administrative hearings. Assist with grant compliance and reporting. Must have bachelor’s degree or 2+ years of relevant work experience. Should have excellent organizational, analytical, writing and communications skills. Demonstrated ability to speak, read, and write Spanish fluently is needed.

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Requisition ID : 1092. Send cover letter and resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001

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