Job Details

Legal Secretary

Company name

Legal Aid of Bluegrass

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Location

Ashland, KY
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Legal Secretary The candidate supports the legal work of the assigned office, directs callers and visitors in the office, conducts client interviews, performs eligibility screening and creates legal documents for attorney review. Answer telephones, take messages, direct calls, and provide information to callers. Greet visitors to the office and schedule appointments. With the assistance of assigned attorneys, screen clients and make referrals to in-house staff and others. Open and close files and maintain the case filing system. Provide word processing support, compose letters and draft simple court pleadings as required. Interact with clients, other staff members, service providers, and court and administrative officials in a professional, appropriate, collegial, and cooperative manner. Establish and maintain relationships with clients to establish trust and obtain accurate and complete information. Actively participate in staff and planning meetings, task forces, and trainings if required. Perform basic client eligibility screening. Enter data appropriately in electronic case management system. Maintain time records of all work related activities and enter accurate data on a timely basis into company’s electronic case management system as per 45 CFR Part 1626 and per company’s procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have legal secretarial experience or training and at least a High school diploma. Must have ability to clearly and accurately communicate verbally and in writing. Should have ability to use office and computer technology, including case management and word processing software.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Bluegrass
3417 Blackburn Avenue
Suite 1
Ashland, KY 41101