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DESCRIPTION:

The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law is a Los Angeles non-profit organization that focuses its work on the civil and human rights of insular minorities including immigrants, refugees, children, and indigenous peoples. The Center initiates and conducts major class action litigation, often involving constitutional law issues. The program also operates community-based and international human rights projects.

The Center is seeking a motivated self-starter to join our team as a legal assistant. The Legal Assistant will be expected to assist with day to day operations, provide litigation support to the legal team, facilitate in-person and webinar trainings available to other State-funded non-profits providing legal support to the immigrant community, and much more.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A./B.S. or an ABA approved paralegal certificate required.
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, LexisNexis, etc.
  • Must be highly motivated, dynamic, able to handle several tasks at once; desire to work in the public interest and provide direct services.
  • Spanish fluency REQUIRED.
  • Legal experience preferred.

START DATE: Position immediately available. Remote work is possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SALARY: Salary ranges from $36,000-$40,000/year DOE plus medical, dental and paid vacation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the legal staff in providing legal support and assistance to legal service providers throughout the State of California.
  • Assist in asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile cases including Spanish/English translation of declarations and documents. Interface with clients and maintain case files.
  • Calendaring court dates, updating and communicating deadlines to staff attorneys and Executive Director.
  • Legal research, proofreading, case file management, filing and serving court paperwork, and more.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director and would complete projects as directed. The job is currently remote but candidates must be located in Los Angeles for filings papers with the court and for service of court paperwork.

DESCRIPTION:

The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law is a Los Angeles non-profit organization that focuses its work on the civil and human rights of insular minorities including immigrants, refugees, children, and indigenous…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Recém formado
Salário
USD $36.000 - USD $40.000
/ ano

Benefícios

Medical and dental insurance, and paid sick leave and vacation.

Medical and dental insurance, and paid sick leave and vacation.

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Proficiency in Spanish required

Proficiency in Spanish required

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Los Angeles, CA
Local Associado
256 S Occidental Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA

Como se inscrever

Please email your resume and cover letter to CHRCL mhunter@centerforhumanrights.org and pschey@centerforhumanrights.org

Please only apply via email and insert as the subject line “Legal Assistant Applicant 2022 [followed by Your Name].”

Please email your resume and cover letter to CHRCL mhunter@centerforhumanrights.org and pschey@centerforhumanrights.org

Please only apply via email and insert as the subject…

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