Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Legal Aid Bureau Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 06,2019

Valid Through

May 22,2019

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

Location

Towson, MD, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal
The candidate will assist, under the supervision of an attorney, cases for clients seeking representation in housing cases. Under the supervision of an attorney, will handle all functions related to case work from initial intake through extended representation of clients. Also have routine interaction with the Baltimore County Housing Office, social services organizations, and other housing stakeholders. Work with attorneys on cases or projects and some may perform non-casework functions. Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients and witnesses. Conduct factual investigations and analysis, and legal research. Perform litigation support, such as preparing discovery; drafting pleadings, correspondence and other documents; and supporting attorneys at trial. Assist in or develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients. Provide administrative support, including scheduling appointments, hearings, stakeholders meetings, etc. Conduct community and institutional outreach and education. Perform other duties, as assigned; within the scope of the essential functions of the position. Must have basic written and oral communication skills and must demonstrate potential to perform duties of a paralegal. Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.

Note : This is a temporary, grant funded position for a period of one year.

Additional info

Requisition ID : 1662. Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

Janine Scott
Chief Attorney
Legal Aid Bureau Inc.
29 W. Susquehanna Ave
Suite 305
Towson, MD 21204

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