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Entry-Level Paralegal Seeking Position

Entry-level paralegal looking for an open position in law office. Contact:719-360-0759. For resume please email greg233011@yahoo.com

Paralegal/Administrator needed

Paralegal/Administrator needed. 20 – 40 Hours per week - $17.00 - $20.00/Hr. DOE

REQUIREMENTS:    Type minimum 80 wpm, 2 years as a paralegal for law firm or related field. RE license a  plus. Create LOI, LP, LX and leases. Microsoft Office, Outlook, ACT.  Accurate, detailed multitasker. Associates/Bachelor’s degree. Email:  den2barb@aol.com

Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project, Inc. (PPPBP, Inc.) is hiring a Pro Bono Coordinator

Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project, Inc. (PPPBP, Inc.) is hiring a Pro Bono Coordinator

Job Title:  Pro Bono Coordinator

Job Description

 Time Requirement:  Part-Time (32 hours/week) – some evenings and weekends.

Description:  The Coordinator position is an independent contractor position for the Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project, Inc.  This position coordinates all aspects of the Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project under the direction of the Board of Directors.  The Coordinator works in collaboration with the Executive Director and President of the El Paso County Bar Association and Colorado Legal Services.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Duties:

Pro Bono and Modest Means Programs:

  • Identify worthy and qualifying indigent and modest means clients.
  • Perform intake and screen applications for services. Triage qualifying cases/legal issues to determine most appropriate/best available legal resources.
  • Recruit attorneys to accept cases through the Pro Bono Project Program and Modest Means Program.
  • Match qualifying applicants with pro bono and Modest Means attorneys.
  • Maintain roster of available pro bono and Modest Means attorneys and specialty areas.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other Colorado organizations providing or supporting pro bono services to include the Colorado Supreme Court, El Paso County and Colorado Bar Associations, Legal Aid Foundation, Pikes Peak Paralegals, and Colorado Legal Services.

Legal clinics and outreach events:

  • Coordinate legal clinics by recruiting volunteers, providing administrative support, and running events to include:
    • Ask-A-Lawyer
    • Call-A-Lawyer
    • Family Law (Dissolution of Marriage and Post Decree) Pro Se Clinic
    • Probate Clinic
    • Wills Clinic
    • Veterans Clinic
    • Marian House Clinic
    • Veterans Stand Down
    • Senior Center Ask-A-Lawyer
    • Others as needed
  • Recruit and manage volunteer staffing for El Paso County Courthouse Self-Help Center.
  • Travel within El Paso and Teller counties for clinics and program outreach.
  • Act as Project’s community liaison and perform outreach to communities served by maintaining contact with local human services agencies and non-profit organizations, military installations, veteran’s organizations, elder care facilities, homeless shelters, and Colorado Legal Services.

Fundraising:

  • Collaborate with Project’s Grants Committee to prepare grants and provide Project reports tracking program demographics and statistics.
  • Collaborate with Grants Committee to develop additional sources of funding/fundraising events.

Administrative Duties:

  • Maintain client records and documentation and all other Project records.
  • Track and collect program and clinic data for internal and external reports.
  • Respond to website requests for information, phone calls, and e-mails to the PPPBP, Inc. and referrals from Colorado Legal Services and other agencies/organizations.
  • Plan and coordinate recognition of volunteers.
  • Coordinate and attend Board of Directors’ meetings and report activities in accordance with guidelines established by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare agenda, minutes, and program statistics reports for Board of Directors’ meetings.
  • Provide input for preparation of the Project budget.
  • Recommend and provide website and social media program updates.
  • Other basic administrative functions.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate, Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in law, public administration, business administration or a related field.
  • Experience in nonprofit work or legal outreach.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Good communication skills, sound judgment, and an ability to work with a wide variety of people.
  • Creative, highly organized, self-motivated person with good time management skills who can work independently, but also be part of the Bar Association team.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize tasks, plan and implement strategies, and develop systems to meet case-handling, reporting, and fundraising deadlines.
  • Prior experience with event planning and fundraising.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with websites and social media (Facebook & Twitter).

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jill M. Brady, District Court Judge, jill.brady@judicial.state.co.us

Colorado Springs Municipal Court Hiring a Court Appointed Attorney

The Colorado Springs Municipal Court is seeking individuals interested in serving as court appointed attorney for qualifying defendants. This attorney will be contracted with the City of Colorado Springs and paid at a rate of $150 per case with a minimum of 20 cases per month. Applications will be screened by a committee established by the Presiding Judge. The committee will make a recommendation to the entire bench.

To apply, send a cover letter expressing qualifications and a resume to:

Court Administrator
City of Colorado Springs Municipal Court
224 E. Kiowa Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Applications must be received by May 15, 2016.

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