Job Details

Paralegal Consumer Housing Public Benefits Unit

Company name

Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 05,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Tucson, AZ
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Paralegal - Consumer, Housing Public Benefits Unit The candidate will involve extensive interactions with clients. Will work in supporting attorneys; interviewing clients; drafting of documents and correspondence; e-filing in both state and federal courts; gathering and organizing documents and other data; maintaining files; collecting and inputting data into Best Case Bankruptcy software program; participation in weekly unit case-staffing meetings; and other duties as are needed. Must have 3+ years as a paralegal; initiative; excellent communication skills; the ability to work well in a diverse and multi-cultural setting; and sensitivity to the problems of the low income community. Ability to interpret and translate from and to Spanish; paralegal degree or certification; knowledge of consumer bankruptcy, including use of the Best Case Bankruptcy software; knowledge of landlord/tenant law; familiarity with disability law and/or public benefits law.

Additional info

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Company info

Matthew Waterman
Chair Hiring Committee
Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc.
2342 East Broadway Blvd.
Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85719-6007
Phone: 520-623-9465
Fax: 520-594-6554