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Legal Staff Paralegal in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Public Counsel

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

May 24,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will carry a high volume caseload that may include a mix of government benefits OR landlord-tenant counseling and eviction defense with attorney supervision. Will provide support to Staff Attorneys and Supervising Attorney. Act as a resource for other Public Counsel staff and community partners. Participate in community outreach, including preparing and presenting trainings and special projects. Coordinate grant reporting, billing, and outcome tracking for case work as directed by the Supervising Attorney. Perform various clerical duties such as record-keeping, document copying, etc. and other duties as assigned. Must have a paralegal certificate/degree in paralegal studies from an ABA-approved institution. Should have comfort with practicing trauma-informed legal advocacy: empathy, responsive listening, restraint from judgment, and demonstration of authentic care and concern. Must have 3 years of experience in litigation support, ideally in one or more areas of poverty law outlined above in“Job Summary,” particularly housing and/or government benefits. Must have experience with data collection and creating reports. Should have strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish is strongly preferred.

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Nisha Vyas
Directing Attorney
Public Counsel
601 South, Ardmore Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005