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 Paralegal - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Legal Aid Service Of Broward County 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Legal
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: ByN8FAzXlx5NAasobxHTDnReKyvBz7 / Latpro-3659188 
Date posted: Jan-10-2019
State, Zip: Florida, 33317

Description

PARALEGAL

 

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. has an opening for a full time Paralegal. In this position you will be responsible for both substantive and administrative paralegal duties. You will assist the attorneys in advocating for children suspected of having disabilities or who are already identified as having a disability.  Serving both community families and children in the foster care system, you will assist the attorneys in accessing appropriate educational services and public benefits for clients. You will also focus on grant compliance.

 

Substantive Paralegal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Attending staffings, visiting clients, performing legal research, drafting letters and court pleadings.

 

Administrative Paralegal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Inputting staff billable hours and generating monthly invoices by utilizing a web-based data management program, assisting with grant required quarterly outcome reporting, maintaining physical and digital client case files.

 

The ideal candidate will have either a Paralegal/Legal Studies Degree or Paralegal Certificate with prior experience working in a law office environment. Prior experience and background in social work, education, psychology, the medical field, and/or related services will also be considered. Position requires a willingness to be an advocate for our indigent client population and travel within Broward County. Bilingual applicants preferred.

 

Salary D.O.E. Benefits package included. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our program visit: http://legalaid.org/broward/


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