Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 01,2018

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

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Profile

Paralegal - Family Integrity Project Duties: Conducts intake, as assigned. Conducts legal and factual research. Assesses cases to determine eligibility. Conducts interviews with clients and witnesses. Drafts applications, affidavits, letters and/or legal pleadings and prepares supporting documentation. Prepares materials for submission to Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Court, or other entities as appropriate. Reviews, analyzes and presents cases to supervisor. Conducts educational presentations. Remains current on immigration law, policies and procedures. Maintains complete, thorough, accurate and current records in an organized fashion in accordance with legal standards, rules and ethics. Ensures the accuracy, substance and timeliness of statistical and narrative reports, projects, schedules and other relevant work products. In accord with organizational policies and the ethical standards required of the legal profession, the Code of Professional Responsibility, preserves client confidentiality, accounts for client monies and avoids conflicts of interest.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with demonstrated experience working with immigrants, refugees and/or asylum seekers. 1+ year of experience working with these populations preferred. Fluency in another language may be required. Ability to communicate articulately with internal and external audiences. Excellent writing, editing, organizational and computer skills required. Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and perform well under strict deadlines.

Additional info

Req ID: 5281

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Heartland Alliance For Human Needs & Human Rights
208 South La Salle Street
Suite 1818
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-660-1431