Full Time Legal Assistant/Paralegal (38 hours per week, M-Th)
SLP is currently accepting applications for a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal. This position is FLSA non-exempt, supporting multiple Staff Attorneys.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: case file management; prepare correspondence, legal documents and court pleadings; calendar appointments; interact with senior clients and interpret/translate if bi-lingual; perform notary duties; electronic filing of court documents; utilize case management system to access records needed for grant funders; track deadlines; assist with specialized data reporting; pro bono program administration; serve as back up for eviction matters and back up to case management system lead; and other applicable support.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ related experience with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as technical experience with case management software such as LegalServer, or equivalent. Bilingual (Spanish) candidates highly preferred. The salary range for this position is $45,000 – $52,000 annual, working Monday through Thursday between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, and includes a competitive benefits package. Contact Administrative Manager, Karin Schultz email@example.com with any questions. Please submit a completed application (link below) with a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements.
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*Southern Nevada Senior Law Program (SLP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit legal assistance provider serving seniors aged 60 and older in Southern Nevada. Established in 1978, SLP has helped more than 125,000 seniors receive no-cost, quality legal assistance to protect their rights and help them with the challenges of aging. Our office is based in Las Vegas and has a staffing model of four staff attorneys, legal support staff, client intake and administrative staff, and Executive Director. Some of the areas of law we focus on to assist our senior clients are: Durable Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and for Financial Matters, Wills and/or Simple Estate Plans, Prevention of Elder Abuse and Exploitation, Avoidance of Scams and Response to being a Victim of Fraud, Public Entitlements such as Social Security/Medicare/Medicaid, Landlord/Tenant Issues, Evictions, Foreclosures and Habitability Issues. SLP has a Monday – Thursday, 7am-5pm, 38-hour week and a competitive benefits package. Our team members are professional and compassionate, with a commitment to excellence. We are a small firm with a big heart.