Job Details

Parttime Paralegal

Company name

Massachusetts Department of Correction

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2019

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

May 10,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 26 to 26 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Milford, MA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Part-Time Paralegal
The candidate respond to legal research requests from Massachusetts inmates housed outside the geographic area. Travel to state correctional facilities to train inmates and staff legal research techniques as needed. Researches and responds to public records requests. Attends biannual Librarians’ Meetings. Provides assistance in compiling reports, clerical assistance, and other projects as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2 years of full-time or equivalent part-time, paraprofessional experience in legal research or legal assistant work, OR any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. An Associate's or higher degree with a major in paralegal studies may be substituted for the required experience. OR Completion of 1 year of study at a recognized, degree-granting law school may be substituted for the required experience. Familiarity with legal terminology, federal and state rules of legal procedure, and substantive experience using Lexis to perform legal research is preferred. Strong research, writing, and organizational skills are desired.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Correction
50 Maple Street
Suite 3
Milford, MA 01757

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