Paralegal/legal Services Specialist

Part-time 11 views
Company Community Lawyers, Inc. Location Compton, CA, United States

Public Interest

Legal Staff

USD
18 to 25
Hourly

Min 2 yrs required

Part-time

May 25, 2022

Sep 07, 2022

Feb 21, 2022

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Paralegal/Legal Services Specialist
Duties: Greet visitors/legal services consumers on a regular basis. Check voicemail messages, answer incoming calls, and provide resources and referral information to walk-in consumers and callers. Schedule appointments for legal clinics and use of attorney office space. Conduct intakes and ensure that legal consumers read and sign intakes thoroughly. Scan, photocopy, fax, and file documents as needed. Create and distribute materials for legal clinics and workshops via e-mail and grassroots outreach. Prepare basic legal forms for consumers during legal clinics for attorney review and assist with translation for our consumers and volunteer attorneys. Review and respond to mail and email requests in a timely manner. Evening and weekend hours will be required for legal clinics, outreach, and fundraising events. Performs other duties as assigned and/or required.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Paralegal Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent legal experience of 2+ years. Experience in immigration law and completing N-400 applications and DACA renewals required. Experience in the areas of family law, tenant law, and education law is highly preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Holds a respectful, discrete, patient, empathetic, and professional demeanor. Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher), case management program, and computer skills, including internet research. Ability to work independently using sound judgment and effective analytical skills. Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and respond to a variety of requests. Excellent organizational and time management skills and works collaboratively with others. BIA accredited or worked with a BIA recognized organization is highly desired.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 18 to 25 Hourly

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Company info

Miho Murai
Executive Director
Community Lawyers, Inc.
1216 East Compton Blvd
Compton, CA 90221

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