Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Los Angeles Center For Law and Justice (LACLJ)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Salary

USD 33000

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant Duties: Assists public interest attorneys with a full range of administrative support including scheduling, calendar management, case File organization, front desk/reception support and document management. Prepares, organizes, and maintains physical and digital client case and eligibility files. Track case documents and make them available and easily accessible to attorneys and paralegals Scan, copy and or process client documents. Fax and mail documents; coordinate document pick-ups and drop-offs with court filing services Assist with the preparation of trial binders and exhibits; assist with conference and material preparation. Checks voice mail, answer phones, schedule appointments and take accurate and detailed messages Screens incoming calls and written correspondence and responds independently when possible Greets clients and walk-ins. Conducts new client intakes, will need to learn and know client eligibility guidelines and requirements for all funding sources. Ensures accurate and timely tracking of all messages, mail and documents. Translate documents from Spanish to English (and vice versa) as needed. Handle all other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High school diploma with 3 years of experience providing administrative support in an office environment OR Associate’s Degree with 2 years of experience providing administrative support in an office environment OR Bachelor’s Degree with 1 year of work/volunteer experience. Ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), etc. Ability to use standard office equipment (computers, fax, scanner, copier, postage machine, etc.) Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish. Demonstrated commitment to public interest work. Experience and interest in working with low-income, immigrants, trauma-survivors, and/or other under-served, under-represented populations.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Los Angeles Center For Law and Justice (LACLJ)
1241 South Soto st. 102
Los Angeles, CA 90023

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