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3949 Clairemont Dr.

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compensation: $14.50/hr starting, $15/hr in 3 mo, $15.50/hr in 6 mo, negotiable after
employment type: employee's choice

Looking for bilingual, detail-oriented, friendly legal assistant to work in small law office (1-2 people) that provides legal services to disabled clients (social security disability). Option to work 30 or 34 hours/week. Position starts Wednesday, July 25.

Skills needed:
• Bilingual -- ability to speak and write in both English and Spanish proficiently.
• Being detail-oriented, organized, dependable, reliable, and timely.
• Handling a fast-paced small work environment with a large clientele.
• Using Microsoft Word and type at least 60 wpm. Ability to use Excel a plus.
• Friendly/professional attitude, patience, and the ability to have positive relationships with our clients.
• Being considerate of people of all backgrounds including race, ethnicity, religion, military background, sexual orientation, gender identity, and culture. This office has a zero tolerance policy for any type or form of discrimination.

General Duties:
• Handling phone calls.
• Handling incoming mail, faxes, emails, other correspondence and documents.
• Scheduling appointments and court hearings.
• Managing our client's cases and files.
• Sending and submitting documents to social security offices and administrative courthouses.
• Data entry and filing.
• Assisting attorney with miscellaneous tasks.

Hours/Schedule:
• 30 to 34 hours a week (you pick), Monday through Friday. If you choose to work 30 hrs/week, the schedule is 9 am to 3 pm Mon-Fri (you have the option for lunch break or can waive it). If you choose to work 34 hours a week, the schedule is 9 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Thurs (with lunch break) and Friday 9 am - 3 pm (with option for lunch break).

Pay:
• Starting pay is $14.50/hr. Pay increases to $15.00/hr by three months of employment. Pay increases to $15.50/hr by six months of employment. Pay is negotiable after.

Benefits:
• PTO one week after working for one full year, for each year.
• 3 paid sick days/year.

About us and the Law Firm:
• The firm consists of one female attorney and one part-time office administrator/legal assistant. We are both pretty laid back with a good sense of humor and a strong work ethic. We work with disabled individuals on getting approved for social security disability benefits. The work is rarely boring and usually rewarding.

***Please send me your resume, reference list with at least 2 people, and cover letter describing why you want this position and how you would be a good fit for this job. Please also state your preferred schedule. Thank you.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6639956362

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