The candidate must be self-motivated, enjoy working in a fast-paced office, exhibit superior attention to detail and have strong computer skills. Bilingual skills strongly preferred. read more
Fall Paralegal Intern
The candidate will manage casefiles, review case materials and compile information in memos and charts, conduct internet research, and prepare hearing and litigation materials. May accompany attorneys on client visits and witness interviews.
Note: Send applications 1 month before the start of new semester.
The Intern Duties Include:Legal Research: Interviewing Witnesses: Pre-Trial Discovery: Correspondence: Drafting Documents: Areas of Practice Exposure; Employment:Domestic Violence: Disability Rights: Civil Rights: Elder Law: X Public Benefits: Housing: Environmental Justice:Immigration. Part-time interns are accepted from the University of Missouri-Kansas City during the academic year. Interns are full-time during the summer and must receive academic credit...
The candidate should be a Kansas-licensed staff attorney for general civil casework focusing on domestic violence victims and immigration. 2017 law school graduates will be considered. Some travel is involved. Spanish bilingual skills a plus.
Legal Secretary - Municipal Unit
The candidate will be responsible for preparing reports, special projects and statistical reports as necessary. Will also be responsible for maintaining a high level of confidentiality of sensitive matters that arise within the office. The primary duties and responsibilities of the Legal Secretary include, but are not limited to: typing legal documents, data entry and filing; designing and implementing monthly reports for funding sources as...
The candidate will provide clerical and administrative support to attorneys and paralegals in the Low Income Tax payer Clinic and the Consumer Protection Unit. Be a primary substitute for switchboard and intake specialists, covering their breaks and absences. General duties include answering and returning phone calls, receiving guests, preparing correspondence and documents using Microsoft Word, copying documents, scanning documents to pdf file format, main...
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Model Laws Paralegal
The candidate will serves as coordinator of the NAIC model laws program and serves as editor of the NAIC Model Laws, Regulations and Guidelines; maintains and updates publication on a trimester basis; reviews and edits drafts of model laws, regulations and guidelines as drafted by committees, task forces, and working groups and provides drafting assistance as needed; updates state adoption charts based on thorough research; and assists in preparing leg...
The candidate will provide legal representation to indigent defendants on jailable city ordinance violations. Must have the following: a Missouri law license; excellent written and oral communication skills; and a desire and commitment to assist in the delivery of high quality legal assistance to low income people. Courtroom experience preferred. Second language proficiency in a language commonly spoken by Legal Aid’s clients or potential clients, includin...