Legal Assistant

Full-time 1 views
Company Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) Location El Paso, TX, United States

Public Interest

Legal Staff

Full-time

Aug 26, 2022

May 13, 2022

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Legal Assistant
The candidate will type, file, and handle all clerical office matters for the case handlers to whom assigned. Maintain client files and applications and complete assigned work on case files within the required time frame. Make copies of documents as requested. Create files for all new cases. Notarize documents. Maintain office law library. Communicate with clients and other lawyers as requested. Coordinate schedules and maintain case requirements calendar of case handlers, as requested. Prepare standard pleadings for review by attorneys. Set hearings, depositions, and other appointments with clients and other attorneys as requested. Compose routine correspondence. Obtain information from the database and check the conflict of interest. Make appropriate disposition of applications as instructed by an assigned attorney. Answer office telephone as required, and take messages for other staff. Handle incoming and outgoing mail, ensuring that all income mail is distributed to the appropriate parties and that outgoing correspondence is prepared in time and is placed in the appropriate location for mailing. Assist in overflow work to ensure smooth office operations. Maintain office equipment by replenishing toner in copiers and printers when necessary and refilling copier and printer paper trays as needed; and respond to equipment breakdowns, distracting office conditions, and other office conditions.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
1331 Texas Ave
El Paso, TX 79901

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