Paralegal II/Disaster Assistance Group–Sinton or Victoria

TRLA has an opening for a Paralegal II to work out of the Sinton or Victoria office.  The primary duties and activities of a Paralegal II may include the following and any other case-related activities and duties consistent with assisting attorneys in the practice of law:

  • Conduct eligibility and substantive interviews in person and by telephone, which interviews may at times take place outside the regular office setting;
  • Provide basic information and referrals to applicants, including those ineligible for services;
  • Interview clients and witnesses;
  • Conduct follow-up of assigned cases, including investigating facts and researching law;
  • Serve process and subpoenas;
  • Prepare legal documents;
  • Oversee legal clinics;
  • Notarize legal documents;
  • Attend and participate in community group meetings and educational forums to conduct intake and make community legal education presentations;
  • Prepare legal educational materials;
  • Translate;
  • Maintain accurate and complete client files and administrative records, including data entry into client database and other requirements;
  • Prepare administrative reports required by TRLA;
  • Any other duties required by the branch or team manager.

 

Qualifications:

1. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
2. Possess verbal, reading and writing skills