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Legal Staff Paralegal in Saint Paul, MN

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Company name

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Saint Paul, MN

Date Last Verified

Feb 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 10,2018

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Volunteer Attorney Coordinator Duties: Responsible for the recruitment and retention of volunteer attorneys, initial case assessment as needed, case referrals and follow up, provision of support to volunteer attorneys as needed, record maintenance, statistical and financial reporting, administration of metropolitan area Volunteer Attorney Program, recruiting and coordinating volunteers to handle community legal education programs and clinics, marketing the Program, public speaking, helping in planning and executing volunteer training and recognition events, fund raising from the private bar and other sources, and other duties as assigned. Significant personal contact with attorneys and local bar associations throughout the five metropolitan counties in service area is required, with regular travel throughout those counties. May change over time based upon client and program needs.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: 3-5 years of practice experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Prior experience working with the private Bar and attorneys is preferred and will be given great weight. Public speaking and ability to meet with professionals is required. Public relations skills and the ability to project a positive image, both directly and as a representative of are required. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with low-income persons, battered women, and persons from different cultural backgrounds is essential. Demonstrated ability to work constructively with others in a teamwork setting; good judgment; ability to learn quickly and accept constructive criticism; and willingness and ability to work hard, independently, and under pressure are required. Creativity and initiative are essential. Solid organizational skills are essential. Fluency in a second language, particularly one spoken by a significant number of clients, will be beneficial but is not required. Computer competence and word processing skills required. Dependable transportation necessary.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
1000 Alliance Bank Center
55 E 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55101