202 S. 1st Street
Accountable for providing substantive case and court support to Attorneys and Accredited Representatives. Prepares legal filings, and documents (e.g., client affidavits, pleadings, motions, etc.) as directed.
Provides paralegal support and assistance to assigned legal staff. Prepares legal filings, and documents (e.g., immigration applications, correspondence, translations, etc.) as directed. Assesses the urgency of situations and determines appropriate actions, monitors status of pending items, and provides updates/feedback to appropriate legal team members.
Oversees client case files as directed by staff attorneys and Accredited Representatives. Monitors case activities and maintains the data integrity of case management systems. Accesses, processes, and ensures the confidentiality and control of client information. Assists with referral of clients to pro bono counsel as directed. Conducts and assists with coordination and tracking of other legal services as necessary.
Performs other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications & Interests
Four-year degree from an accredited U.S. institution of higher education or at least two years or equivalent experience as a paralegal.
Fluency in English and Spanish in written and spoken forms. Intermediate proficiency in both the Microsoft Office Suite of products and with Google tools and products.
Preferred Qualifications & Interests
Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Prior volunteer, community, or work experience regarding immigration or detention. Prior non-profit experience, particularly involving field work or work in remote locations. Possession of a current certificate of completion of an ABA-approved paralegal program.
The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.
Level of Language Proficiency
Fluency in English and Spanish in written and spoken forms.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Submit cover letter and resume online.