Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Lakeshore Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 11,2018

Posted on

Mar 04,2018

Location

Dearborn, MI
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Legal Assistant
The candidate will be responsible for interacting with low income clients, volunteer attorneys who represent low income clients, and assisting staff of the PAI program. Will send correspondence and materials to volunteer attorneys and clients. Enter and update data on volunteer attorneys and clients in the database. Follow-up with volunteer attorneys and clients on cases. Screen clients for income and asset eligibility at outreach events. Enter cases in the database from outreach events. Maintain the schedule for in house volunteer attorneys. Prepare pleadings under supervision of an attorney. Handle filing and service of pleadings by mail. Notarize appropriate documents. Assist in developing and maintaining a productive work environment. Contact clients to get specific information needed for their case. Undergraduate degree is required. Paralegal degree is helpful. Must have demonstrated commitment to public interest work through past employment or volunteer work. Excellent writing and oral communication skills are needed.

Additional info

Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lakeshore Legal Aid
19855 West Outer Drive
Suite 502-E
Dearborn, MI 48124

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