Paralegal - ProBAR Adult Project

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/20/2018

Address

202 S. 1st Street
Suite 300
Harlingen
Texas
78550
United States

Description

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.

Benefits


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.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/abanet/PublicJobs/

Submit cover letter and resume online.


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