Bi-Lingual Legal Assistant - Part Time (28 hours)

Job Type

Part Time




United States


This Part Time (28 hours/week) Bilingual Legal Assistant will provide administrative support to the attorneys working with victims of domestic violence.

Essential Duties

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish is REQUIRED (written and oral)
  • Complete Client intakes
  • Assist clients with commencing court actions
  • Attend court proceedings to provide victim support
  • Work with client and partnering agencies to make referrals deemed appropriate
  • Assist with child care, as necessary
  • Answer phone, take necessary messages, and expedite crisis calls and route messages to appropriate staff members
  • Produce legal documents for the staff attorney as requested
  • Support staff in the production of presentation materials for public distribution and for internal use
  • Create and prepare correspondence and reports as needed
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Requirements:

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish is REQUIRED (written and oral)
  • Ability to pass PA Child Abuse History, PA Criminal Background, FBI Criminal Background checks
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Paralegal or legal assistant certificate or degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of prior experience as a Legal Assistant experience in a litigation and family law practice or in public interest law firm or similar setting preferred
  • Demonstrated Expertise in providing legal assistance to victims of domestic violence preferred
  • DVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish REQUIRED

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required


How To Apply