PARALEGAL - BC-ERP1662

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Minimum: $32,885
Maximum: $59,093

Published

07/24/2018

Address

29 West Susquehanna Avenue
Towson
Maryland
21204
United States

Description

The Baltimore County office of Maryland Legal Aid announces a full-time, temporary paralegal position available to qualified applicants. The position is for a paralegal to assist, under the supervision of an attorney, cases for clients seeking representation in housing cases. This paralegal will work primarily in the Baltimore County District Court – Essex Location, but will also be required to travel to various outreach sites. This is a temporary, grant funded position for a period of one year.

 

Under the supervision of an attorney, paralegals handle all functions related to case work from initial intake through extended representation of clients. This paralegal will also have routine interaction with the Baltimore County Housing Office, social services organizations, and other housing stakeholders. Paralegals work with attorneys on cases or projects and some may perform non-casework functions. Tasks assigned to paralegals may include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  1. Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate.
  2. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients and witnesses.
  3. Conduct factual investigations and analysis, and legal research.
  4. Perform litigation support, such as preparing discovery; drafting pleadings, correspondence and other documents; and supporting attorneys at trial.
  5. Assist in or develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.
  6. Provide administrative support, including scheduling appointments, hearings, stakeholders meetings, etc.
  7. Conduct community and institutional outreach and education.
  8. Perform other duties, as assigned; within the scope of the essential functions of the position. 

 

QualificationsIndividual must have basic written and oral communication skills and must demonstrate potential to perform duties of a paralegal. Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.

 

Apply online at this URL https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&jobId=224876&lang=en_US&source=CC4&ccId=1997542647_11688  or visit our website at https://www.mdlab.org/careers/ or click here.

Benefits

Group Health, Life, Dental, 401(k)

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language proficiency desirable.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

High School


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