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Legal Staff Paralegal in Kansas City, MO

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Company name

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Other

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Kansas City, MO

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 05,2018

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Profile

Paralegal I – Spanish Speaking Responsibilities: Talk with a substantial number of low-income persons walking into the law office, and calling on the phone, seeking legal assistance. Provide clerical and legal administrative support to the team; prepare pleadings, correspondence and documents using Microsoft Word; copy documents; scan documents to PDF file format; file motions; maintain client files in a confidential and well-organized manner; conduct investigations and interviews; perform data entry of client statistical information; receive all visitors and answer phones; and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Spanish speaking and writing, Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree or certificate program in paralegal studies; knowledge of legal terminology and legal communication principles and practices; familiar with local, state and federal laws and regulations; good grammar and proofreading skills; Microsoft Word proficiency and relevant computer software knowledge and experience; and excellent client service skills.

Additional info

Send application, resume, 3 employment and/or education references, and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Central Office
1125 Grand Blvd., , 1900
Kansas City, MO 64106