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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, PA

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Company name

Family Design Resources

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law


Washington, PA

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2018

Posted on

Feb 06,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will support the Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network Legal Services Initiative. Will draft legal documents for solicitor review, including petitions, orders, motions and stipulations. Participate in county court hearings and pre-hearing conferences. Assist with all aspects of lay and expert witness preparation for testimony. Facilitate and/or train on approved LSI training topics. Support county best practices. Conduct diligent searches to locate parents, relatives or other potential permanency resources or connections for children who are receiving services from, or are in the custody of the county and collaborate with caseworkers regarding all search results. Legal experience or general knowledge/work experience in child welfare and an Associates degree or Bachelors degree or paralegal certificate is preferred or 5+ years of related experience will be considered in lieu of degree and/or certification. Application Deadline: 14 February, 2018.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Family Design Resources
471 JPL Wick Drive
P.O. Box 4538
Harrisburg, PA 17111-0538