Paralegal
Serving Immigrants, Inc.
Orlando, FL US
Posted ago
Serving Immigrants, Inc.
We're looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and experienced paralegal to play an important role on our legal team. You'll draft legal documents such as affidavits, prepare briefs, conduct legal research for trial preparation, and keep case files and other important information neatly organized and easily accessible. If you're interested in advancing your paralegal career with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you.
Responsibilities
  • Arrange law office activity such as drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
  • Aid lawyers in trial preparation by preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, conducting research on legal articles, and assisting with client meetings and filing motions
  • Prepare legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings such as complaints, interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits, under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems
  • Take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents

  • Aid lawyers in trial preparation by preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, conducting research on legal articles, and assisting with client meetings and filing motions
  • Gather information about legal issues from the client in interviews
  • Perform administrative duties such as answering phone calls and keeping our case filing system organized so all documents are readily accessible
  • Arrange law office activity such as drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
  • Obtain client records to support each individual case 
  • Drafting motions, a notice of filings, legal briefs, affidavits, pleadings, and other court documents
  • Obtain client records to support each individual case 
  • Drafting motions, a notice of filings, legal briefs, affidavits, pleadings, and other court documents

Qualifications
  • Must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Completion of a nationally-accredited paralegal program strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Talented communicator and writer

  • You smile when you answer the phone 
  • You are an amazing scheduler with a sickening degree of attention to detail  
  • You are very good with calendars, e-mail, spreadsheets, word processing, and the internet 
  • Your middle name is “No Drama” 
  • You are an awesome juggler of tasks and can change gears quickly 
  • You do not think scanning and copying are “beneath you” 
  • You are a self-starter and can work independently 
  • You can communicate clearly, both in writing and verbally 

Compensation
$15 - $22 hourly
About Serving Immigrants, Inc.

Think you have what it takes? If this sounds like a good fit for you, you will need to complete a two-step process in order to be considered. If both steps are not completed, you will not get a response from our hiring team.


Step #1: Send an email with a copy of your resume’ to info@servingimmigrants.com 

Step #2: Attach a cover letter with TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain: 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with immigration law clients and why. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad.

Step #3: The subject line of the email should your last name (all caps) and one word that you would use to describe yourself (lower case) [For example: SMITH-compassionate].


Applicants that do not follow the instructions will not be considered or receive a response.

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