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Supervisory Paralegal /Legal Secretary (downtown / civic / van ness)

People With Disabilities Foundation

compensation: Salary of $45,000 - $60,000 for a 35-hour work week if fulltime, DOE. Prorated for part-time.
employment type: employee's choice
job title: Paralegal / Supervisory Legal Secretary
People With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF) is seeking a Supervisory Legal Secretary or Paralegal. Part-time or fulltime; hours to be agreed upon.

Position Description: Support attorney providing legal representation of clients and oversee Legal Assistant:

1) Current complex civil rights litigation in federal court (ND) against the Social Security Administration
2) Disability Rights; ADA, Sec. 504.
3) Social Security disability and/or SSI benefits, employment, housing.

Specific Job Duties:
• Once attorney has finished draft pleadings, MSJ, etc., review for legal and other corrections, including substantive and other issues, grammar and punctuation, and format.
• Transcribes dictated documents;
• Assists in the development of cases from intake through closure, including contacting medical providers at all levels of representation including appeals or litigation in court;
• Assists in case management, including reporting current status of cases;
• Supervises Legal Assistant;
• Maintains calendar;
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Two to three years of experience preparing filings for complex litigation in federal court as described above;
• Knowledge of local rules of court helpful;
• Professional communications, including both verbal and written skills;
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Candidate must have attention to detail and proofreading skills.
• Prefer experience supervising others.

Compensation/Benefits:

• Pay range: Salary of $45,000 - $60,000 for a 35-hour work week if full time, DOE. Prorated for part-time;
• Flexible schedule;
• Paid time off (PTO) if work over the required amount of hours (after 90 days) and holidays;
• Commuter checks (after 90 days) if work over the required amount of hours.
• Health insurance according to agency policy (after 90 days) if work over the required amount of hours.

PWDF provides a casual working environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism.

To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and a writing sample after reviewing www.pwdf.org. No phone calls, please.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities.

post id: 7747715903

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