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Housing Paralegal



FLSA Classification:


Reports To:

Practice Group Director



Overview of Position:

Inland Counties Legal Services is seeking a Housing Paralegal to join our Housing Law practice Group. Under the direct supervision of an attorney, the Housing Paralegal assists in providing comprehensive legal services by performing specific legal functions on behalf of clients, including some advocacy as can be performed by a non-lawyer. The Housing Paralegal focuses on the preservation of fair and affordable housing and represents clients who are at risk of displacement in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interview and counsel client under the supervision of attorney(s)
  • Assist with Housing Hotline – conducting intake applications
  • Provide limited service to clients, interfacing with outside counsel, internal clients, and other parties in a case
  • Work in conjunction with staff attorneys in cases that involve landlord-tenant law and other legal issues
  • Work effectively as part of a team that includes attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and students
  • Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects
  • Support the response to discovery demands
  • Conduct legal research
  • Assist in processing new complaints and creating new matters in case management
  • Perform other related duties as required

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Four (4) year college degree or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA accredited school
  • 1-year relevant legal experience
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and legal document management
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Accurate typing skills with the ability to type 60 WPM
  • Previous calendaring experience
  • Ability to be flexible, adapt, and act quickly when urgent matters require it
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, ability to learn quickly
  • Access to highspeed home internet for remote work
  • Language: Ability to read, write and communicate in English (Spanish language skills are a plus)

Benefits & Compensation:

$24.00- $42.00 hourly

How to Apply:

Please use this link to apply via Microsoft Forms: 

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