PARALEGAL - Montgomery County

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Job location
600 Jefferson Plaza
Suite 430
Rockville, MD 20852
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Montgomery County office of Maryland Legal Aid announces an immediate opportunity for a full- paralegal to qualified applicants.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter online, click here or copy this URL or visit our website at

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of an attorney, legal assistants are generally expected to handle all functions related to casework from initial intake through representation of clients at administrative and other hearings permitted by law. Paralegals may be expected to work together with attorneys on cases or projects including work on the legal assistant's cases as well as the attorneys' cases. Some paralegals may perform exclusively or primarily non-casework functions. Tasks assigned to legal assistants may include, any or all but are not limited to the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Screen clients for eligibility.

• Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients.

• Make referrals, as appropriate.

• Schedule appointments, hearings, etc.

• Conduct factual investigation and legal research.

• Resolve problems of clients.

• Prepare documents and correspondence.

• Assist in or develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.

• Provide community and institutional outreach and education.

• Perform other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position.

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Qualifications: Individual must have basic written and oral communications skills and demonstrate potential to perform duties of a legal assistant. Spanish language proficiency desirable.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter online at this URL or visit our website at

To apply: 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter online at this URL or visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016