CAIR Florida's central office in Tampa has openings for the following positions and skills:
Areas of Practice: Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Law Enforcement Harassment, Naturalization Delays, School Bullying, Border Delays, and Public Accommodations
Skills and Education Requirements: To successfully perform the required duties as a paralegal, it is imperative that you have certain skills and personal abilities. The most significant skills are strong organizational abilities with an eye for detail and effective time management to meet important deadlines. Effective communication skills with superiors, subordinates and most importantly with clients, are essential. A legal assistant must be aware of the local, state and federal filing rules, elementary legal procedures, and legal terminology. Other necessary skills that are required is the ability to grasp new concepts for quick learning, good comprehension and writing abilities, and proficiency while using computers and other necessary equipment such as fax machines, copiers and work related software. The minimum educational qualification required to become a legal assistant is a high school diploma, along with relevant experience or formal training.
The paralegal’s job includes providing assistance to the attorneys. The main legal assistant responsibilities are as follows. He/she researches old cases, investigates facts related to the current case, prepares legal forms. A legal assistant is not allowed to provide legal advice to clients. A legal assistant has to review case records, gather necessary data and update the case progress. Depending on the study and analysis of the cases, he/she gives oral presentations and also prepares case reports.
Given below is a list of legal assistant duties:
Please email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and current legal writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
CAIR is an equal opportunity employer.