Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 05, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 18, 2021

Posted on

Sep 19, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 33894 to 41184 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Paralegal
Duties: Screen potential clients for program eligibility and suitability and assist with client follow-up; Interview and counsel clients, perform investigative work and prepare legal forms and client declarations under attorney supervision; Conduct legal research; Assist with outreach events if deemed appropriate by health officials; Develop written materials and presentations related to legal and social services for asylees and refugees; Assist with identification and finalization of grant report information; Provide legal support to staff attorneys related to immigration cases; and Work collaboratively with community partners.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A 4 year degree or Paralegal Certificate; Experience aiding indigent populations, including experience interviewing clients who have experienced trauma; Familiarity and/or knowledge of immigration law for survivors of torture, battery and/extreme cruelty; Experience working with low-income individuals, survivors of violence, immigrants and/or other marginalized populations; Experience meeting grant deliverables and contributing to grant reports preferred; Self-motivated, takes initiative, ability to learn quickly; Excellent written and verbal communication; Knowledge of Word and Legal Solutions; Ability to exercise sound independent judgment; Ability to be flexible in job duties; Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail; Ability to maintain positive working relationships with clients and colleagues; and Bilingual in a secondary language preferred.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 W. 8th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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