Paralegals - Assisting Crime Victims

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $41,000
Maximum: $55,000

Published

08/22/2018

Address

Peekskill Poughkeepsie Kingston Newburgh
White Plains
NY
10601
United States

Description

Job Description


Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has immediate openings for paralegals in our Peekskill, Poughkeepsie, Kingston and Newburgh, NY offices. The positions are in support of staff attorneys representing crime victims in Rockland, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Ulster and Orange and Sullivan Counties. The Poughkeepsie position is located off-site in a partner agency’s office in Poughkeepsie. The duties include screening, intake, provision of technical, legal, investigative and research support, including writing. Provision of legal advice and some case handling under the supervision of an attorney may be required. The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, and the highest professional standards. Furthermore, the ability to travel to various outreach locations in the respective Counties is also expected.


Requirements:


Associates Degree;

• Experience and competency with Microsoft Office environment (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) and ability to input data efficiently into database;

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

• Driver’s license and transportation (e.g. car).

Preferred: • Four-year degree; • Paralegal Certificate

• Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program;

• English/Spanish bilingual

Salary: DOE, competitive union scale, with excellent benefits.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vistion, LIfe Insurance, 403(b), Pension Plan, Transit benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Preferred English/Spanish Blingual

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

barnold@lshv.org
http://www.lshv.org


Please apply by following the link below and include a cover letter, resume and three references. You will be asked to indicate which location(s) you are interested in in the application:


https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=f7851cad-0ee5-4966-a07d-95b3052624d4&jobId=86210&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001


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