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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Staten Island Legal Services (New York City)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

May 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018

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Profile

Intake Paralegal- Housing Duties: Work primarily with our housing unit. Our housing advocates work closely with other practices, including government benefits and family law, to advance the rights of our clients. Support the work of our office and our mission. Intake Paralegals will be expected to work closely with lawyers, advocacy paralegals, clients, and community partners. Conducting screenings of clients, including demographic and eligibility determinations; this will include offsite intake at housing court; coordinating follow-up services, including appointments, referrals and client correspondence; providing information, referrals and advice under the supervision of an attorney; opening, closing and maintaining client files; interpreting/translating and using language assistance resources; assisting with client-related matters, including sending and delivering correspondence and copying files; entering and tracking information in electronic formats, and running reports; completing intakes in other units when other intake staff are unavailable; may also be asked to perform outreach.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Experience working with a diverse low-income population, and an ability to identify a client’s needs quickly and accurately; excellent computer skills; excellent writing, and communication skills; prior relevant work experience; experience entering and tracking information in electronic formats; proficient in Microsoft Suite; bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.

Additional info

Job #06_2018. Send resume, cover letter and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Staten Island Legal Services (New York City)
36 Richmond Terrace Suite 205
across the street from Staten Island ferry , Staten Island
New York City, NY 10301