Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) seeks one full time one year contract
Paralegal II (job #276) for its Conroe Branch Office.
Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit law firm
and its mission is to protect and advance the civil rights of
low-income Texans by providing advocacy, legal representation, and
community education that ensure equal access to justice.
Summary of Responsibilities
The principle duties for this position are to conduct intake,
interview applicants and clients, give advice under supervision of
an Attorney; to maintain an active caseload by advising Applicants;
to enter data, write letters and handle applicant communications,
open and close cases promptly complying with LSLA policies; to
prepare reports requested by the Litigation Director; to create
educational materials and make public presentations; to participate
in agency and community office outreach efforts; to attend and/or
coordinate clinics or other events; to recruit, train, and/or
supervise lay volunteers; and to perform, other related duties as
assigned. If bilingual, interprets and/or translates as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent and either two years
experience in a legal setting with client contact or a certificate
from an accredited paralegal program or a minimum of 2 years of
Minimum Skills and Abilities
This position requires good interviewing, assessment, problem
solving, and negotiating skill as well as strong communication
skill; demonstrate ability to aggressively pursue the rights of the
client community; and knowledge of area community service providers
and agencies. It also requires high degree of ethical and
professional standards; ability to work under pressure; ability to
use technology and a digital case management system; and client
service orientation. Travel may be required. Bilingual (Spanish &
English) speaking/writing skills preferred.
Reports to: Managing Attorney
Lone Star Legal Aid is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability
or veteran status.