Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Center for Family Representation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 05,2018

Posted on

Mar 21,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Paralegal The candidate primary responsibility will be to work collaboratively with attorneys representing parents in Family Court who are respondents in Article 10 and Termination of Parental Rights proceedings, and to support attorneys in company’s Housing and Criminal Practices. Teams are comprised of attorneys, social work staff, paralegals and parent advocates (parents who have successfully reunified with their children). Must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with some prior experience, including internships, with the NYC child welfare, education, housing or public benefits’ systems or other social justice experience. Should be able to demonstrate a strong undergraduate academic record, strong interpersonal and communication skills, a commitment to supporting families, and a desire to share in both the exhilaration and challenges of a growing endeavor. Applicants who are bilingual in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Family Representation
40 Worth Street
Suite 605
New York City, NY 10013

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