Intake Paralegal - Senior Law Project

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Job location
151 N Delaware Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
Street address: 
151 N Delaware Street
City: 
Indianapolis
State: 
Indiana
ZIP: 
46204
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

POSITION: Intake Paralegal – Senior Law Project (Indianapolis). Full time position in the Indianapolis office. The ILS Senior Law Project specializes in elder law issues with support from Area Agencies on Aging and assists persons 60 and over. The Project handles many types of cases, including Social Security/SSI, Medicaid, Medicare, guardianship, housing, advance directives, and consumer rights. The Project serves a twenty (20) county service area, including Indianapolis. ILS, of which the Senior Law Project is a part, is a statewide, not-for-profit organization that provides free legal services to eligible clients in civil cases through eight (8) branch offices. ILS is funded by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), seven (7) United Ways, nine (9) Area Agencies on Aging and approximately twenty (20) other funding sources including the Anderson Foundation and individual and corporate contributions.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As part of the Senior Law Project, the intake paralegal will be responsible for the initial phone or in-person intake interviews of Senior Law Project client applicants and for entering intake data on computer. The position involves some case handling responsibilities, including document executions, and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma; college degree preferred. The position requires general paralegal skills, good communication skills, good typing skills, and good computer skills. Some travel within the twenty county area may be required.

To apply: 

TO APPLY: Please send a resume to Dennis Frick, Project Director, Indiana Legal Services, Inc., 151 North Delaware Street, Suite 1800, Indianapolis, IN 46204, [email protected].

Notes: 
Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer Minorities, women and persons with Spanish-speaking ability are urged to apply.
Salary range: 
DOE. ILS offers an excellent fringe benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, vision, Rx), disability insurance, life insurance, a 401k plan, a flex benefit plan and generous vacation and sick leave.
Submission deadline: 
Monday, August 15, 2016
Expiration date: 
Monday, August 15, 2016