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Document Clinic and Family Justice Center Paralegal (full-time) – Spanish Speaker

We are looking for an experienced, optimistic, and energetic paralegal, fluent in Spanish, to join our team. When our clients come to us, they are going through an emotionally difficult period in their lives, and our goal is to help them make their lives better. Two-thirds of our clients are victims of domestic violence or sexual assault. The ability to talk to clients in a supportive manner is a must. Our paralegal will interact and build relationships with our clients while drafting pleadings, motions, and orders. This position requires a combination of empathy, experience, and skill. We seek exceptional people who want to make a difference in our clients' lives by becoming part of our team.

  1. The paralegal will be responsible for preparing a variety of family law-related documents for clients who are self-represented.
  2. The paralegal will work directly with clients by phone or Zoom to obtain the information needed for the documents and review the documents' accuracy with the client.
  3. The paralegal will work from home and needs access to reliable and secured internet.
  4. The paralegal will work under the direction of multiple staff attorneys.
  5. The paralegal needs to be available on Tuesday nights from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. to coordinate an online clinic.

Some of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Experience/Education:
Must fall in at least one of these categories: two years of previous family law paralegal experience; three or more years of experience as a legal assistant in document drafting and working directly with clients in a non-family law setting; or a degree in Legal Studies or equivalent degree with practical experience and proven writing skills. Drafting ability is required. Must have excellent writing skills, including technical writing. Must be efficient and work well under pressure. Must type at least 60 wpm and have excellent computer skills.

Speaking Spanish is required. Do not apply if not fluent in Spanish.

Work Environment:
TLC staff work from their own homes or offices but attend clinics at various locations across the state. The employee may live anywhere in Utah.

Technology is used extensively in our practice, including the use of Zoom. Must consistently follow-up, have a positive attitude, be motivated and a self-starter, be productive and engaged without supervision, and be 100% committed to providing top-notch service to our clients.

Work hours are flexible but must be available most weekdays between 8:00 and 5:00.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Please list the top three reasons why we should select you and describe why you want to work for us in the cover letter. Make sure your resume clearly states your typing speed and whether you speak Spanish.

Send your cover letter, resume, and references to:

Susan Griffith
Executive Director
Timpanogos Legal Center
susan@timplegal.org

Important: We are hiring for multiple positions. In the subject line please type “Paralegal position” so we know which position you are seeking.

Salary is approximately $17 per hour, based on experience.

All applicants, employees, and program participants shall be treated equally regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age (40 and over), religion, national origin, or disability.

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