Paralegal

Paralegal

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Charleston, SC. Charleston Pro Bono is dedicated to providing civil legal aid to low-income clients. We are seeking a Paralegal to fulfill a critical role for a one-year public grant.

Major Job Duties:

  • Conduct intakes with prospective clients;
  • Assist in-house attorneys with case management including client communication, research, client meetings and pleading preparation;
  • Maintain database of cases referred to outside volunteer attorneys. Coordinate with volunteer attorneys to monitor referred cases for status and closure;
  • Participate in community outreach programs and community clinics;
  • Track cases and statistics to provide insight into trends, directions and opportunities;
  • Provide support, training, and education of volunteers and interns; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred;
  • Previous experience working in a legal setting;
  • Strong organizational, time management, analytical and problem solving, and oral and written communications skills with the ability to advocate persuasively for the Program’s mission;
  • Demonstrated passion for seeking justice for low-income and vulnerable populations; and
  • Ability to work well under pressure, set and meet deadlines, manage several priorities in a day.

Salary Range: $30,000 – $35,000.

To apply, please include the following: (1) Cover Letter; (2) Resume; and (3) References

Accepting applications for an immediate start.

Alissa C. Lietzow, Esq.
Executive Director
Post Office Box 1116
Charleston, SC 29402
ALietzow@charlestonprobono.org

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