Employment

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a nonprofit public interest law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya Basin. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households.

Our attorneys serve this region from offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gretna, Hammond, Houma, and New Orleans. SLLS has received national and local awards for its outstanding work.

 

SLLS anticipates hiring the following position:

INTAKE PARALEGAL – VOCA
This position will be located in our Covington office performing various functions to support the
efforts of the office to serving clients for Washington and St. Tammany Parishes. This position is
funded by Victim of Crime Act (VOCA), which provides eligible legal assistance to VOCA eligible
domestic violence victims. This positions is under the direct supervision of the assigned
Managing Attorney.

Job duties include handling phone calls, producing written work under the supervision of
attorneys, performing various fiscal duties, and performing other tasks on a client’s case
permissible for non-attorneys working under the supervision of an attorney or other employee
assigned to the task or other employee assigned to the task.

This position will be full-time with a starting salary of $25,200-29,200 depending on experience.
Spanish-English bilingualism and Vietnamese-English bilingualism are a plus that receives extra
compensation. This position may also receive additional compensation if they are
commissioned as a notary public or if they have a bachelor’s or associate’s degree from an
accredited college.

To apply, send a resume to Shannan Latino, Human Resources Manager at slatino@slls.org by
September 19, 2020.

 

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