Temporary ParalegalAdvocates for Basic Legal Equallity, Inc.
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free high-quality legal assistance in civil matters to low-income individuals and groups in 32 counties in western Ohio seeks to fill a temporary paralegal position in its Dayton office to assist with and coordinate ABLE's efforts to provide legal services supporting the communities impacted by the Memorial Day tornados in our service area, including Mercer and Montgomery Counties. Term of service to begin immediately.
This position requires extensive outreach and collaboration with community-based partners. Successful candidates will have excellent organization and communication skills; experience with case management, computer software and Microsoft Office; and excellent interpersonal skills and experience in working in collaborative environments; ability to relate well with low-income clients and commitment to legal services to disenfranchised populations required. Previous experience coordinating training and outreach in areas of landlord/tenant, consumer fraud issues, bankruptcy or poverty law in general is preferred. Some travel required. Salary depends on experience. This is a temporary contract position with no benefits offered.