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Intake Paralegal (Housing, Family, Government Benefits and/or Employment)

Description: 

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles and is currently accepting applications for the position of Intake Paralegal. LAFLA seeks to achieve equal justice for poor and low-income people in greater Los Angeles. We change lives through direct representation, systems change, and community education. The Organization: Founded in 1929, LAFLA has approximately 123 employees. LAFLA has an operating budget of more than $16 million and operates five neighborhood offices and several off-site locations. For more information, please visit www.lafla.org. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: • Interview and counsel clients; • Provide limited service to clients; • Respond to requests for assistance submitted via telephone, online intake, and walk-in applications; • Work in conjunction with staff attorneys in cases that involve housing, family, government benefits, employment law and other legal issues; • Work effectively as part of a team that includes attorneys, support staff, volunteers and students; • Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects; and • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: • Interview and counsel clients; • Provide limited service to clients; • Respond to requests for assistance submitted via telephone, online intake, and walk-in applications; • Work in conjunction with staff attorneys in cases that involve housing, family, government benefits, employment law and other legal issues; • Work effectively as part of a team that includes attorneys, support staff, volunteers and students; • Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects; and • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply: 

HOW TO APPLY- Please submit a cover letter and resume online to at jobs@lafla.org. Include “Intake Paralegal” in the subject line.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
October 15, 2018
Organization Information: 
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 W. 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States
Phone: 323 801-7920