Job Type

Full Time




111 John Street
9th Floor
New York
New York
United States


APPELLATE ADVOCATES, a not-for profit law office representing indigent criminal defendants on appeal and on motions in the trial courts, seeks college graduate, preferably with paralegal certification, for full-time paralegal position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, opening files for new clients and maintaining the files, mailing introductory letters to clients, obtaining records from various agencies and from the courts, filing notices with the courts, tracking release dates and the progress of cases on spreadsheets, corresponding with clients and their families, serving as backup receptionist, and assembling motions and exhibits for attorneys. The position requires rigorous attention to detail, an ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, well-developed telephone and in-person communication skills, and familiarity with such computer applications as Microsoft Word and Excel, WordPerfect, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Access. Salary is commensurate with experience. Appellate Advocates is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes applications from diverse candidates and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. 


Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation and Sick Time, and other fringe benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish preferred.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please email your resume and references to or mail them to Paralegal Positions, Appellate Advocates, 111 John Street, 9th Floor, New York, New York, 10038.