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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
ProfileIntake and Litigation Paralegal The candidate will provide direct support to the Civil Rights, Employment, and Education practice unit. 50% of time will be spent in intake and 50% of time will be spent on litigation.Primary responsibilities will include: Support for intake including: Conduct eligibility screenings; Data entry; Opening and closing files; Coordinate follow-up services for clients; Assist case handlers as needed; Maintain client related files. Support for litigation including: Investigation; Management of case files; Court filings; Damage calculations; Interviewing clients and witnesses; Preparing affidavits; Legal and background research; Document review; Other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Associates, college or paralegal degree or equivalent skills demonstrated by professional or life experience. Must have experience working with a diverse low-income population. 3+ years relevant work experience required, 5+ preferred. Spanish or ASL Bilingual ability desired. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; highly organized. Should have proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Background or experience in civil rights, education and/or employment law a plus, or willingness to learn about these legal areas on the job.
Human Resources Manager
Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main St., Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14614