Job Details

Paralegal Iii

Company name

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Feb 22,2020

Posted on

Nov 09,2019

Location

Edinburg, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Paralegal III
The candidate duties and activities may include the following: Provide direct representation of clients in administrative or judicial proceedings as Person-in-Charge of individual cases Maintain a client caseload, exercising the independent professional judgment required of an advocate on all aspects of each individual case . Operate under the supervision of a Team Manager or Branch Manager. Conduct eligibility and substantive interviews in person and by telephone, which interviews may at times take place outside the regular office setting; Provide basic information and referrals to applicants, including those ineligible for services; Interview clients and witnesses; Conduct follow-up of assigned cases, including investigating facts and researching law; Serve process and subpoenas; Prepare legal documents; Notarize legal documents; Attend and participate in community group meetings and educational forums to conduct intake and make community legal education presentations; Prepare legal educational materials; Translate; Maintain accurate and complete client files and administrative records, including data entry into client database and other requirements, such as timekeeping; Prepare administrative reports required by company; Any other duties required by the Branch or Team Manager. Primary duties working with Rachel Cook, Deputy Team Manager of ReEntry Team, on expunction and nondisclosure cases and clinic in company’s service area. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
316 South Closner Blvd.
Edinburg, TX 78539

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