Paralegal Iii

Full-time 27 views
Company Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) Location Laredo, TX, United States

Public Interest

Legal Staff

Full-time

May 11, 2022

Aug 24, 2022

Dec 07, 2021

Profile

Paralegal III
Duties: Provide a direct representation of clients in administrative or judicial proceedings as Person-in-Charge of individual cases. Maintain a client caseload, exercising the independent professional judgment required of an advocate on all aspects of each individual case. Operate under the supervision of a Team Manager or Branch Manager. Conduct eligibility and substantive interviews in person and by telephone, interviews may at times take place outside the regular office setting. Provide basic information and referrals to applicants, including those ineligible for TRLA services. Interview clients and witnesses. Conduct follow-up of assigned cases, including investigating facts and researching law. Serve process and subpoenas. Prepare legal documents. Notarize legal documents. Attend and participate in community group meetings and educational forums to conduct intake and make community legal education presentations. Prepare legal educational materials. Translate from English to Spanish. Maintain accurate and complete client files and administrative records, including data entry into client database and other requirements, such as timekeeping. Prepare administrative reports required by TRLA.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and oral. Verbal, reading, and writing skills sufficient to comprehend administrative law manuals and to adequately advocate on behalf of clients.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
1702 Convent Ave.
Laredo, TX 78040

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