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Bilingual Client Advocate/Paralegal

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Partners
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Bloomfield, NJ
New
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Published 11 days ago

Partners seeks a caring and compassionate individual to work closely with victims of domestic violence. The full-time, Bilingual Client Advocate will work under the supervision of Partners’ Director of Pro Bono and Staff Attorneys.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Extensive work with clients to support our legal assistance programs
  • Interpret for Spanish speaking clients, in the office and in court
  • Translate Spanish evidence into English
  • Answer miscellaneous calls
  • Build and maintain relationships through outreach and routine communications with our case referral sources, community organizations, and the judiciary
  • Keep client database current
  • Track cases for outcome
  • Support pro bono program and volunteer attorneys in case preparation, evidence gathering, and client communication
  • Provide administrative support in maintaining and updating pro bono contact information
  • Provide administrative assistance in scheduling trainings and meetings with partner firms and organizations
  • Other tasks as needed
  • Some evening work (outreach) may be required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual – fluent in English and Spanish
  • College graduate preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Strong organizational, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Facility with computers and software (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Willingness to commute regularly to both and our office in Bloomfield and courthouses in Essex, Union, Middlesex, Hudson and Passaic Counties
  • Two years’ work experience in an office environment preferred
  • Experience in family law matters, including domestic violence, a plus

 

Partners seeks a caring and compassionate individual to work closely with victims of domestic violence. The full-time, Bilingual Client Advocate will work under the supervision of Partners’ Director of Pro Bono and Staff Attorneys…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and Spanish required.

Fluency in English and Spanish required.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Bloomfield, NJ
Associated Location
650 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003, United States
Suite 209

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@partnersnj.org using the subject line format: “Client Advocate – [Your last name].” Finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview. No phone calls, please.

We regret that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted.

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@partnersnj.org using the subject line format: “Client Advocate – [Your last name].” Finalists will be contacted to schedule an…

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