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Legal Staff Paralegal in Baltimore, MD

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Company name

Public Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Baltimore, MD

Date Last Verified

May 29,2018

Posted on

May 16,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide legal services to low-income tenants in eviction and rent escrow cases, collaborate with community organizing partners to build tenant power, and advocate in state and local legislatures and government agencies for tenants’ rights. Assists attorneys with community outreach and ongoing litigation support including case investigation, researching public records, filing legal pleadings, drafting documents, assisting in document review and document management, and data entry and reporting. Conducts telephone and in-person intake, interviews clients, opens and maintains electronic and paper case files, participates in fact gathering and appropriate referral, brief service, or advocacy. Collaborates with community-based organizations on outreach and grassroots organizing. Provides general administrative and office support for nonprofit law office. Responsible for receiving, handling or assigning, and monitoring all support requests from staff. Assists with special advocacy and research projects on prioritized subjects. Must have Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school. Should have demonstrated research and writing skills. Demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to the vision of the Public Justice Center is needed. Spanish/English bilingual in writing and speaking is must. Experience in law office/ litigation support is required. Excellent use of MS Word and Excel required; database programs is a plus. Deadline: May 31, 2018

Additional info

Send cover letter explaining your interest, resume, two writing samples, and the names and telephone numbers of three references.

Company info

Matt Hill
Public Justice Center
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202