Paralegal for Pro Bono Department

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Job location
4080 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Street address: 
4080 Chain Bridge Road
City: 
Fairfax
State: 
Virginia
ZIP: 
22030
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low-income, elderly, and disabled individuals. In addition to the representation provided by our staff, LSNV also works with numerous volunteer (“pro bono”) attorneys and paralegals. We are currently seeking a staff paralegal who would be based in our Fairfax office and who would help organize and support the work of our many pro bono volunteers. Duties include, but are not limited to, handling telephone calls, e-mails, and other communications with clients, staff, volunteers, and other community partners; scheduling and organizing pro bono volunteer clinics and other events; and other administrative and support tasks that help ensure that LSNV’s pro bono department is productive and efficient.

Requirements: 

A competitive candidate will possess the following attributes:
• Strong “people skills” and diplomacy in working with others;
• Solid organizational skills and the ability to handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously;
• Comfort with computer programs including Word and Excel;
• English/Spanish bilingual (strongly preferred);
• A basic understanding of “poverty law” issues and working with disadvantaged populations; and
• A bachelor’s degree (strongly preferred).

To apply: 

Send resume and cover letter ASAP to [email protected].

Notes: 
LSNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Salary range: 
Salary DOE, with competitive nonprofit benefits..
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Expiration date: 
Monday, October 3, 2016