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Organization TypePublic Interest
ProfileLegal Assistant The candidate will be responsible for interacting with low income clients, volunteer attorneys who represent low income clients, and assisting staff of the PAI program. Will send correspondence and materials to volunteer attorneys and clients. Enter and update data on volunteer attorneys and clients in the database. Follow-up with volunteer attorneys and clients on cases. Screen clients for income and asset eligibility at outreach events. Enter cases in the database from outreach events. Maintain the schedule for in house volunteer attorneys. Prepare pleadings under supervision of an attorney. Handle filing and service of pleadings by mail. Notarize appropriate documents. Assist in developing and maintaining a productive work environment. Contact clients to get specific information needed for their case. Undergraduate degree is required. Paralegal degree is helpful. Must have demonstrated commitment to public interest work through past employment or volunteer work. Excellent writing and oral communication skills are needed.
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Lakeshore Legal Aid
Riverview, MI 48193