PARALEGAL - MWM

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Job location
22 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
ZIP: 
21202
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Midwestern office of Maryland Legal Aid announces an immediate opening for a full-time paralegal to qualified applicants.

To apply, submit resumé and cover letter to www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or fax to (410) 951-7797, click here., or copy this URL https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15458551.

Duties/Responsibilities: Under the supervision of an attorney, paralegals 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. The paralegal will be expected to work together with attorneys on cases or projects, including work on the paralegal’s cases.

• Assists with intake and administration of the pro bono referral and placement program for clients.
• Conducts preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients, interviewing witnesses, trial preparation, trial support, making referrals.
• Under the supervision of an attorney, represent clients at administrative and other hearings permitted by law.
• Performs litigation support such as preparing discovery, drafting pleadings, correspondence and other documents.
• Conducts factual investigation and legal research.
• Resolves problems of clients.
• Assists in or develops case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.
• Provides community and institutional outreach and education.
• Assists with administrative office functions as needed.
• Performs other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position.

To apply, submit resumé and cover letter to www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or fax to (410) 951-7797, click here., or copy this URL https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15458551.

Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications: Must have proficient written and communication skills sufficient to perform the duties of the position, computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office, proven ability to draft correspondence and legal documents, good attention to detail, willingness to work in all legal substantive areas.

To apply, submit resumé and cover letter to www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or fax to (410) 951-7797, click here., or copy this URL https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15458551.

To apply: 

To apply, submit resumé and cover letter to www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or fax to (410) 951-7797, click here., or copy this URL https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15458551.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
31000+
Submission deadline: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016