Job Details

Legal SelfHelp Center Volunteer / Intern

Company name

20th Circuit Court

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 18,2018

Valid Through

Apr 02,2019

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Grand Haven, MI, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Legal Self-Help Center Volunteer / Intern
The candidate will provide information on a variety of legal topics including domestic relations, probate, landlord/tenant, small claims and collections matters. Will provide information on legal processes, assist patrons in filling out forms, review paperwork for completeness and direct patrons on how and where to file. Make photocopies and organize documents needed for court. Should have excellent customer relation/customer service skills. Good verbal and written communication skills are needed. Must have the ability to interact positively and professionally with judges, attorneys, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, employees, community and business representatives, plaintiffs, defendants, other parties to litigation and members of the general public with widely divergent socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and varying levels of communication skills. Working knowledge of basic court processes and procedures, legal terminology, and legal documents is needed. Should have accurate mathematical skills. Must have high School diploma or GED combined with some post-secondary training in law, legal secretarial or other relevant field plus some experience in a position requiring extensive public contact.

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Send resume and cover letter. Position #0001-01

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
20th Circuit Court
Ottawa County Building
414 Washington , Room 303
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: 616-738-4800