Staff Paralegal


Job Type

Full Time Contract

Salary

Minimum: $33,358.00
Maximum: $35,000.00
Details: depending on experience

Published:

05/17/2018

Start Date:

07/02/2018

Application Deadline:

06/30/2018

Address

One Helen Keller Way
5th Floor
Hempstead
NY
1150
United States

Description

Paralegal to be assigned to the Hempstead office, focusing on the legal needs of low-income veterans and others. This position involves litigation and administrative support, as well as informal advocacy on behalf of clients under the supervision of an attorney. Possible tasks include, but are not limited to: conducting intake interviews, gathering and organizing evidentiary materials, and preparation of pleadings and correspondence.

In addition, the position includes direct advocacy on client’s behalf with agencies such as the Veteran’s Administration, Department of Social Services, Social Security Administration, and various housing authorities. This could include accompanying clients to conferences with agency representatives, as well as less formal advocacy.

REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a professional paralegal's training program is preferred. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English will be viewed favorably.

Benefits

paid vacation, sick and personal time. Health/dental/life insurance available.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English will be viewed favorably.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

vosk@nsls.legal

http://www.nslawservices.org

Persons interested should submit resumes to:

Victoria Osk, Managing Attorney

NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.

1757 Veterans Highway, Suite 50

Islandia, New York 11722

vosk@nsls.legal


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