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Legal Staff Paralegal in Joplin, MO

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Company name

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Location

Joplin, MO

Date Last Verified

Jul 25,2018

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

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Paralegal Duties: Assist with adult and child orders of protection; as well as support for victims of domestic violence. Completing intakes for victims of domestic violence; meeting with clients regarding adult and child orders of protection; providing support for victims of domestic violence; assist in drafting motions and other court documents for victims of domestic violence; attending and participating in community outreach; working with local victim advocates and other legal professionals.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Four year degree or paralegal certificate and/or previous legal involvement in community related issues; excellent written and oral communication skills; fluency in Spanish is preferred and a desire to assist in the delivery of high quality legal assistance to low income people. Second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, including but not limited to Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
209 West Sixth Street
Suite 7
Joplin, MO 64801