Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

May 03,2018

Posted on

Mar 31,2018

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Profile

Paralegal Duties: Conduct thorough client legal intakes; Investigate facts through interviews and document collection; Perform legal research; Prepare legal documents to assist attorneys; Provide oral and written translation assistance for attorneys who represent non-English-speaking clients in various scenarios, including court appearances; Advocate with various organizations and government agencies on behalf of vulnerable, low income New Yorkers to ensure clients access and/or maintain crucial public benefits; Potential to represent clients at administrative hearings; and Assist with grant compliance and reporting.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or 2+ years of relevant work experience; Superb and meticulous attention to detail; Excellent organizational, analytical, writing and communications skills; Demonstrated ability to serve diverse, low-income client populations in a sensitive and professional manner; ability to speak, read, and write Spanish, Russian, or Haitian Creole fluently; ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, high-volume professional environment.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1079. Send resume and cover letter as one PDF.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001