Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA, United States
Aug 29, 2020
Dec 12, 2020
Responsibilities: Prepare applications for legal relief, conduct legal intakes, screening and assessing eligibility for legal relief, develop legal defense strategies, draft legal statements, and assist attorneys in document review and all aspects of case preparation. As a Translator/Interpreter, duties will include translation of legal forms, certificates, and declarations as well as legal interpretation at court hearings, government interviews, and with pro bono attorneys. Legal Assistants will participate in relevant trainings, and will provide specialized trainings to staff and external parties, including attorneys. Other tasks may include corresponding with clients and government officials by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organizing, maintaining, and updating clients’ case files and records in physical files and case management software; payment collection/invoicing (for non-pro bono cases); mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary.