Priority to Domestic violence and sexual Violence victims


Employment Opportunities

  

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

LSCVA is seeking a part time Legal Assistant/Paralegal. Please send cover letter including salary expectations, resume, and two things that make you stand out from the rest of the applicants to: jamie@lscva.org


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provides administrative support to the Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney(s), including calendaring of appointments, hearings, trials, meetings, pleading deadlines, etc.;

· Answers phones and basic questions from internal and external sources; assists with initial client intakes;

· Composes and prepares legal documents (letters, correspondence, reports, pleadings), coordinates court filings, and manages case tracking;

· Maintains a docket of all cases and calendars; 

· Orders and retrieves court reports and transcripts, police reports, evidence etc.; 

· Organizes, indexes and maintains case files; 

· Assist in identifying and analyzing relevant Arizona, and national, legal cases and state laws to advance issues related to crime victims’ rights; 

· Other duties as assigned.


Legal Intern / Social Work Intern

LSCVA is seeking motivated interns who will experience a broad range of legal and social issues. Our organization is best suited to legal interns or social work interns, but open to other types of interns. This is an unpaid position (may qualify for academic credit) and may lead to future employment opportunities for the right person. Please send cover letter, resume including GPA, and two things that make you stand out from the rest of the applicants to: jamie@lscva.org


CORE RESPONSIBILITES:

· Perform research and write memoranda; 

· Assist with management of case files; 

· Perform administrative duties such as filing and copying; 

· Staff receptionists desks; 

· Assist with preparation for trials, hearings, and depositions; 

· Attend client meetings; 

· Attend trials, hearings, arguments, and depositions; 

· Research legislative histories;

· Provide empathetic listening and support to crime victim;

· Other duties as needed.