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Paralegal (Children's Representation Project)

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The Immigrant Defenders Law Center (“ImmDef”) is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. ImmDef was founded with the belief that no immigrant should be forced to go into court alone and our universal representation programs for children and adults are a first step towards that goal. Learn more about us at www.immdef.org.

Reporting to the Paralegal Coordinator, the Paralegal is primarily responsible for legal support for ImmDef Staff Attorneys and Managing Attorneys. The Paralegal is also responsible for providing case support for Legal Directors as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Provide case planning and development
  • Conduct legal research, fact gathering and retrieving information
  • Prepare declarations, draft and analyze legal documents and forms, and collect and manage data
  • Submit electronic and in-court filings
  • Fulfill records requests
  • Conduct client screening and intakes

Required Education and Experience

  • Must have a BA or paralegal certificate, and/or at least one to three years of experience as a support staff working under the supervision of an attorney;
  • Experience working in a start-up non-profit and/or at a public interest law firm is helpful; 
  • Strong writing, research, and organizational skills required; 
  • Enthusiasm for working at a progressive, start-up organization
  • Passion for social justice for immigrants required
  • DACA Recipients encouraged to apply!

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with deportation defense is a plus;
  • Experience working with minors or persons suffering from mental competency issues is a plus; 
  • Experience with family, dependency and probate court is a plus;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a high-volume, busy law office is a plus;

“We require COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing to be considered.”

The Immigrant Defenders Law Center (“ImmDef”) is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. ImmDef was founded with the belief that no…

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Compensación
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USD $22 - USD $29
/ hora
$22.86 - $29.71 DOE

Compensación

Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • 13 paid holidays
  • 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 15 vacation days per year
  • 15 Sick Days per year

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • ImmDef provides health coverage on the first of the month following 30 days on the job.
  • We cover 100% of premiums for our base dental and vision plans for our staff members and 75% of base plan dental and vision premiums for their dependents. ImmDef also covers 98% of the base plan medical premiums for our staff and 73% of the base plan medical premiums for their dependents.

FSA and Dependent Care FSA

  • ImmDef offers FSA plans to help offset the costs of eligible health care expenses for you, your spouse, and your eligible dependents using pre-tax dollars
  • We also offer Dependent Care FSA to pay for eligible dependent care services, such as preschool, summer day camp, before or after school programs, and child or adult daycare.

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • ImmDef staff are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plans immediately upon hire, contributing pre-tax dollars towards their retirement goals
  • After six months on staff, ImmDef will match 100% of contributions up to 3%
  • Funds are vested immediately!

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

  • As a 501(c)3, qualified ImmDef staff are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • 13 paid holidays
  • 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 15 vacation days per year
  • 15 Sick Days per year

Health, Dental and Vision…

Nivel de Idiomas

  • Spanish proficiency is required and will be tested at time of interview.
  • Spanish proficiency is required and will be tested at time of interview.

Ubicación

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Presencial
634 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA

Cómo aplicar

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

ImmDef believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in the hiring of those with past criminal convictions. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for a position fighting for our immigrant communities!

Immigrant Defenders Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

ImmDef believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in…

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