Job Details

Paralegal/advocate

Company name

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 22,2019

Valid Through

Mar 06,2020

Posted on

Sep 20,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Las Vegas, NV, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Paralegal/Advocate
The candidate will be providing legal assistance to hotel, casino, and other workers as part of an innovative employee benefit program negotiated by the Culinary and Bartenders Unions and participating employers. Of special interest are paralegals with prior experience in immigration, housing, or consumer law, but bi-lingual paralegals (English/Spanish) who are smart and eager to learn are encouraged to apply regardless of prior areas of experience. Will provide legal services to the workers and families who are the backbone of our community, hard-working people who might not otherwise be able to afford an attorney, to help safeguard their legal and economic wellbeing. Should have 3+ years of experience as a paralegal, legal assistant, court clerk, or similar. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish. Comfortable with new technology and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook. Ability to multitask and work effectively with individuals from diverse economic, cultural, and social backgrounds under sometimes stressful circumstances. Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and ability deal compassionately with individuals facing legal issues a must.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
800 S. Eighth St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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