Job Details

Public Benefits Paralegal

Company name

Legal Aid of Bluegrass

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 27,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Morehead, KY
Practice Area
Elder Law >> Elder Law
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Profile

Public Benefits Paralegal The candidate counsels the elderly and other Medicare recipients in person and by telephone about public benefits, health and other insurance benefits; assists clients enroll in public benefits programs; recruits and train volunteers to supplement these services; conducts community education/enrollment events; and coordinates services with the organization’s staff attorneys. Work directly with the elderly and other Medicare beneficiaries to resolve their public benefits and health insurance problems. Investigate clients’ legal issues and represent them in Administrative hearings to the extent the representation is permitted under federal or state law. Prepare legal documents incident to the representation. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers to counsel the elderly and Medicare recipients on public benefits, and health and other insurance matters. Develop and implement a plan for community outreach and education about Public Benefits affecting the elderly or disabled. Maintain accurate and complete files and prepare timely and complete forms and records required for client services or related administrative tasks. Enter accurate data into electronic case management systems.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Four-year degree from an accredited College or University or an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal or Legal Studies, or have equivalent experience, Must have ability to clearly and accurately communicate verbally and in writing and have a pleasant telephone demeanor. Must be able to travel within a 35 county service region. Should have ability to use office and computer technology, including case management and word processing software.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Bluegrass
PO Box 1040
Morehead, KY 40351