Bilingual Paralegal

The Community FirmDenver, ColoradoFull TimeRemote

More about the Paralegal Position
Our practice is seeking a full-time Paralegal Assistant, who will initially work remotely. The ideal candidate will have exceptional administrative and research skills. Paralegals are expected to work comfortably under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Top candidates will be detail oriented, familiar with key Colorado legal principles, have strong IT skills and excellent time management.
Paralegal Responsibilities:

  • Conducting client intake interviews, mostly remote, but some meetings are in person.
  • Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence, and other documents for attorneys.
  • Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system.
  • Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to talk about case details, while most work is remote, some meetings are in person.
  • Filing pleadings with court clerks and opposing attorneys.
  • Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed.
  • Preparing briefs, discovery, contracts, pleadings, appeals, and other legal documents.
  • Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases and determine causes of action.
  • Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents and other data.
  • Calling on witnesses to testify at hearings.

Paralegal Requirements:

  • Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, or an associate degree in paralegal studies
  • Associate degree
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment
  • Office administration experience
  • Familiarity with legal research tools
  • As our work is, from time-to-time, in person, and to protect the health and safety of our employees and the health and safety of the clients with whom we interact, a current COVID-19 vaccination is required.

Why Us?

  • We’re a social enterprise law firm with a sustainable business model focused on one of the most important issues in society – access to and preservation of affordable housing
  • Our cofounders have collaborated for 5+ years and are committed to building a company where everyone loves to work
  • Unlimited growth potential within the organization
  • The opportunity to step into a new firm at its founding and play a substantial role in its growth

Equal Opportunity:
CED Law is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Benefits & Compensation

  • Salary range $55,000 to $65,000 per year, based on experience
  • Benefits include health, vision, dental, 4 weeks paid vacation, short-term and long-term disability, and 401K

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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