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Legal Staff Paralegal in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Partners in Diversity

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - General
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Posted on

Jan 23,2018


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Temporary Paralegal The candidate will correctly interpret and apply the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) and relevant State and local laws, Rent Adjustment Commission regulations, and City departmental policies and procedures. Will interview all relevant persons, including complainants, property owners or property management agents, etc. Contact with HCIDLA staff, other government agencies, staff of other City offices, tenant and landlord advocacy groups, and attorneys. Collect, review and analyze documentary evidence, including affidavits of witnesses, correspondence, bank records, financial records (rent receipts), and other documents to determine the relevance to the alleged RSO violation. Compile, analyze, and organize documents. Preparation of correspondence and reports (including spreadsheets when applicable) describing alleged violations, including supporting documentation that may require the creation of a spreadsheet, Investigator determination of RSO violations and required corrective action. May be required to compose, review, and correct Spanish translation letters when applicable. Works to achieve complaint resolutions and case closures with landlords and tenants. Participates in case review. Provides referrals to constituents. Prepare and refer cases to the City Attorney’s Office. Update case file records as needed and attend City Attorney Case Management Hearings. Assist with responses to subpoenas and public record requests as needed and may serve as an expert witness at legal hearings. Other duties as required. High school or equivalent required. Should have 2+ years of experience. Must have ability to use a computer to create and utilize spreadsheets, input case data, research information, generate reports, communicate via e-mail and research via the internet. Spanish language is required.

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Hiring Coordinator
Partners in Diversity
200 SW Market St. Suite 150
Portland, OR 97201
Portland, OR