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Legal Assistant Ii

Company name
Metropolitan Public Defender Services

Location
Hillsboro, OR, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Nov 30, 2022

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Legal Assistant II

The candidate will work directly with attorneys and investigators to assist in the zealous representation of indigent clients. Will serve as liaison between client, attorney, client’s family and elements of the criminal justice system; assess client needs, refer as appropriate to Alternatives Advocate; and coordinate necessary services. Screen all cases for conflicts. Conduct initial and subsequent interviews under the direction of an attorney. These interviews can take place in the office, at the jail facility or over the phone. Initiate client notification of court dates and other appointments, as appropriate. Obtain, analyze and disseminate pertinent records including court, medical, military, criminal and psychological; review sentencing reports, and prepares appropriate support documents; review presentence reports. Coordinate medical and/or psychological attention for clients, coordinate transportation for clients, as necessary. Maintain an organized caseload and current filing system; assist with clerical functions as required; maintain accurate and legible records including current log notes; and make photocopies and generate computer reports. Update court appearances, advise staff of schedules and changes, make frequent contact with court docketing personnel to facilitate the smooth flow of case information. Prepare and submit with appropriate documentation requests for trial expenses beyond those normally allowed. Determine witness expenses, including expert witnesses, and submit for authorization and payment per appropriate procedure. May assist with client pickup. Participate actively in the training of new hires and other staff in the duties, responsibilities and methods of conducting the work assigned to Legal Assistant 2’s. Participate actively and appropriately in the zealous representation of clients, and in client advocacy. Participate in team meetings for case review and discussion of office-related issues; maintain flow of case-related information between team members assigned to each case, between teams, within groups and throughout the office, as appropriate; assist the team in accomplishing its goals. Maintain availability to other staff members for consultation and education; participate in training programs; maintain current knowledge of programs pertinent to clients. Maintain a professional demeanor within and outside the office. Participate actively in the performance appraisal process, staff meetings, office committees, projects and training, as required. Train backup personnel, as assigned. Other duties, as assigned.

Company info

Metropolitan Public Defender Services
630 5th Avenue SW, Suite 500
Portland
Oregon
United States 97204
Website : http://www.mpdlaw.com

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