Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 10,2019

Valid Through

Jan 23,2020

Posted on

Jan 02,2019

Salary

USD 42400 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Elyria, OH, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal
The candidate will play important roles in ensuring that low income individuals have access to high quality legal assistance. Will work closely with and support Legal Aid attorneys. Assist attorneys in all aspects of advocacy and litigation, including legal research, drafting of pleadings, letters, and other documents. Paralegals also manage electronic and paper case files and conduct office management responsibilities. Experience working with low-income individuals and communities is essential. Associates degree or equivalent; bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Must have 1+ year of office experience, preferably in a legal environment. Spanish fluency is strongly preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills is essential. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and case management software is essential. Experience in working with non-profits and with attorneys is preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
1530 West River Road North
Suite 301
Elyria, OH 44035

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