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Legal Staff Paralegal in Fort Collins, CO

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Company name

Crossroads Safehouse .

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Fort Collins, CO

Date Last Verified

Apr 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 17,2018

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Profile

Paralegal / Legal Administrative Assistant Duties: Interview and screen victims of domestic violence for eligibility for legal services. Assists in all aspects of litigation such as document management, drafting of pleadings and correspondence, client communication filing court documents, calendaring deadlines, etc. Assists with procurement of office supplies. Assists with filing, office organization, research, and other projects. Performs other related duties as assigned by the executive director and staff attorneys Assists with federal grant administration and preparation Schedules meetings with partner organizations, clients, witnesses, etc. Updates brochures/publications and oversees distribution qualifications.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 2-4 years’ experience as a paralegal, legal administrative assistant or ABA approved paralegal certificate/degree. Determination to cultivate this position for a number of years a plus. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Family Law Software, Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, detail- and organization-oriented personality. Capable of comprehending and fostering client confidentiality. Familiarity with dynamics of domestic violence. Experience with family law is highly desirable. Spanish-speaking preferred. Ability to identify and respond to shifting priorities. Sensitive to the needs of low-income victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Working knowledge of Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure and Colorado Rules of Professional Responsibility.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Crossroads Safehouse .
PO Box 993
Fort Collins, CO 80522