Job Details

Paralegal/ Legal Administrative Assistant

Company name

Crossroads Safehouse .

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 06, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 19, 2021

Posted on

Sep 11, 2020

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required

Location

Fort Collins, CO, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Profile

Paralegal/ Legal Administrative Assistant
Duties: Data entry; assisting with funding accountability reports; client intake; and litigation support to attorneys as needed. 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 state and federal grant administration and preparation. Schedules meetings with partner organizations, clients, witnesses, etc. Updates brochures/publications and oversees distribution. Assists with procurement of office supplies. Assists with filing, office organization, research, and other projects. Performs other related duties as assigned by the managing and staff attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Outlook, Teams, Zoom. 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. 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.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume and 3 employment references.

Company info

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

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