POSITION: Paralegal for assignment to the Suffolk County Pro Bemo Unit of Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc. The Pro Bono Unit, working with the Suffolk County Bar Association, coordinates a pro bono panel of volunteer lawyers to provide legal services for eligible clients of the program.
DUTIES INCLUDE: Under the supervision of a Senior StafTAttorney, the paralegal shall assist the Pro Bono Project Coordinator in a variety of duties. These include providing referral information and guidance to those seeking legal assistance from the program, screening potential clients for eligibility for a pro bono attorney, exchanging client information and materials with pro bono attorneys, monitoring and supporting the work of in-office volunteers, preparing and updating physical and electronic client files, and any related tasks as requested.
SALARY: $36,358 D.O.E.
START DATE: Immediately
REQUIREMENTS: Paralegal training or college degree or appropriate prior experience.
Good communication and writing skills required.
Computer skills --Knowledge of Office 365, with emphasis on SharePoint.
Microsoft Word, Excel a must Demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of the legal services program Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish preferred.
Persons interested should send a cover letter with their resume to:
VICTORIA OSK, ESQ NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE INC.
1757 Veterans Hwy., Suite 50 Islandia, NY 11749
NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. PEOPLE OF COLOR AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN, AND LGBTQ ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.