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Benefits Legal Assistant

Company name

The Alliance For Children's Rights

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

May 17,2018

Posted on

May 16,2018
Practice Area
ERISA/Executive Compensation >> ERISA/Executive Compensation
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Benefits Legal Assistant The candidate will conduct client intake and screening. Support program staff by opening, closing and maintaining case files. Gather documents from various sources to support cases. Handle individual case load by working to resolve benefits disputes informally with the County. File applications for state hearings for cases that cannot be resolved informally. Coordinate communication with other programs at the Alliance to facilitate a holistic approach to serving clients. Train and support law student interns and community volunteers. Facilitate communication between clients, program staff, pro bono attorneys, County representatives and service providers. Develop bilingual project materials. Participate in community outreach and trainings. Administrative duties, including copying, data entry and filing. Other support duties as required. Must be bilingual (Spanish/English). College graduate, Paralegal Certification, or equivalent work experience. Experience with foster care is helpful.

Company info

Adam Cherensky
The Alliance For Children's Rights
3333 Wilshire Boulevard,
Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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