Paralegal or Law Clerk - Foreclosure Defense

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Job location
301 Gold Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
New Mexico Legal Aid
Street address: 
301 Gold Avenue SW
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
ZIP: 
87102
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

a temporary position as a Paralegal or Law Clerk to be based in either Albuquerque, Las Cruces or Santa Fe. Primary funding for the project is being provided by the New Mexico Attorney General’s office, and is expected to continue through June 30, 2016 with the possibility of extension. The position may be part-time or full-time depending on project needs and availability.
The paralegal/law clerk will work as part of a statewide team within NMLA currently made up of 3 attorneys, 1 paralegal and 1 housing counselor. Work will include conducting client intakes, assisting with administrative case management work, legal research, drafting of pleadings and letters, and assistance with the pro se workshop. 

Requirements: 

Legal experience with foreclosure defense work or civil litigation is preferred. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and build collaborative relationships within the staff and the community. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

To apply: 

Email a current resume and a letter of interest explaining what you would like to accomplish if you are selected for the position to: [email protected]

Notes: 
NMLA is an EEO Employer.
Salary range: 
DOE
Submission deadline: 
Monday, March 28, 2016
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016