Company: Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
Posted on: March 16, 2019
Job Announcement Paralegal - Lafayette Branch Office Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) Position: Full-Time Paralegal - Lafayette branch office of ILS Organizational Information: Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) is a statewide, not-for-profit organization that provides free legal services to eligible clients in civil cases through 8 branch offices. ILS is funded by the Legal Services Corporation, United Ways, Area Agencies on Aging, and approximately 20 other funding sources. Position Description: This is a paralegal/legal support position for the Lafayette branch office under the supervision of staff attorneys and the managing attorney. The paralegal will assist staff attorneys in serving clients, including but not limited to the following tasks: client intake, drafting pleadings, case handling under attorney supervision, electronic legal filing, case file maintenance, direct contact with clients, maintenance of legal emails, correspondence and letter preparation. Qualifications: Dedicated to the mission of Indiana Legal Services Excellent written and oral communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Word and able to quickly learn new software Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously Interest in working with low income individuals to assist with their legal needs Excellent typing skills are required Sensitivity to a diverse client population Ability to maintain client confidentiality College degree, paralegal certification, and/or experience working in a law office is preferred Compensation : Salary is commensurate with experience. ILS offers an excellent fringe benefit package including health insurance (medical, dental, vision, Rx), disability insurance, life insurance, a 401k plan, a flex benefit plan, and generous vacation and sick leave. To Apply : Please send a resume and a list of 3 references with email addresses and telephone numbers to Ann Ginda at information below Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and persons with Spanish-speaking ability are urged to apply. Lafayette Journal and Courier. Keywords: Paralegal, Location: Lafayette, IN - 47909
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