Family Law Paralegal

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/30/2018

Address

Seattle
Washington
United States

Description


Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) is a nationally recognized multiethnic nonprofit organization that provides award-winning services to refugee and immigrant women and their families in King and Snohomish Counties.

Job Announcement


POSITION TITLE:               Family Law Paralegal      


PROGRAM:                        Domestic Violence


REPORTS TO:                    Domestic Violence Program Director


STATUS/PAY:                  Non-exempt Regular Full-Time (37.5hours per week)      


SUMMARY:                       This position provides assistance to Family Law attorney in preparation of family law documents and paperwork including Protection Order, Parenting Plan, Child Support, and Dissolution cases. The paralegal will work closely with Family Law Attorney and DV Advocates on behalf of victims of domestic violence in the refugee and immigrant community to connect them with legal resources that they need to become self-sufficient and live from abuse and violence. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Provide initial intake and assessment as part of a client’s first meeting with the attorney.

2.      Work with Family Law Attorney and Domestic Violence Victim’s Advocate to prepare standard documents such

as Protection Orders, Parenting Plan, Child Support, and Dissolution cases.

3.      Work with Family Law Attorney to provide legal consultation to low-income refugee and immigrant victims of

domestic violence and sexual assault in matters of family violence, custody, visitation, child support, spousal

support, and dissolution cases.

4.      Work with Family Law Attorney to provide consultation to Domestic Violence Victim Advocates regarding

applicable domestic violence and sexual assault laws.

5.      Work with Domestic Violence Victim Advocates and other agency staff to facilitate clients’ access to intra-

agency and outside resources.

6.      Review client files to insure accuracy of intake, case notes, and supporting documentation.

7.      Attend staff meetings and trainings as requested by the Domestic Violence Program Director.

8.      Other related duties as assigned by the Domestic Violence Program Director.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·Two or more years of recent experience working as a Paralegal in family law firm.

·Excellent spoken and written English language skills.

·Demonstrated ability to use sound independent judgment.

·Commitment to providing legal assistance to underserved communities.

·Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.

·Respect for others’ experiences, opinions, language, values, culture, and knowledge.

·Commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

·Willingness to work flexible hours.

·WA state driver’s license and vehicle insurance.



BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life insurance, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, 403(b) plan.


CLOSING DATE: Open until filled .




FOR CONSIDERATION




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EOE

 






Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

http://rewa.org


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