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Paralegal Ii

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 16, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 30, 2021

Posted on

May 25, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal II
Responsibilities: Conduct intake, interview applicants and clients, give advice under supervision of an Attorney; to maintain an active caseload by advising Applicants; to enter data, write letters and handle applicant communications, open and close cases promptly complying with LSLA policies; to prepare reports requested by the Attorney to whom the individual is assigned; to create educational materials and make public presentations; to participate in agency and community office outreach efforts; to attend and/or coordinate clinics or other events; to recruit, train, and/or supervise lay volunteers; and to perform, other related duties as assigned. If bilingual, interprets and/or translates as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent and either 2 years' experience in a legal setting with client contact or a certificate from an accredited paralegal program or 2+ years of college. Require good interviewing, assessment, problem solving, and negotiating skill as well as strong communication skill; demonstrate ability to aggressively pursue the rights of the client community; and knowledge of area community service providers and agencies. It also requires high degree of ethical and professional standards; ability to work under pressure; ability to use technology and a digital case management system; and client service orientation. Travel may be required. Bilingual is preferred.

Additional info

Ref. ER2C 040-2021

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lone Star Legal Aid
1415 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002

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