The Senior Advocacy Network-Senior Law Project (SAN) is a local non-profit Legal Aid serving seniors in Stanislaus since 2011 and has recently reached out to Merced County. SAN seeks an experienced LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL to work in its Modesto office.
The employee will work with the mortgage foreclosure prevention team, helping socially and financially disadvantaged seniors to retain their homes. The employee will assist the attorney with all aspects of litigation and will also coordinate outreach events in Stanislaus and Merced Counties.
We are looking for an individual who is:
- Smart, flexible, and proactive, with good judgment and follow-through skills;
- A team player;
- Organized and detail-oriented;
- A strong communicator, with excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading;
- A self-starter;
- Familiar with legal terminology;
- Able to use Word and Excel;
- Sensitive to the needs of the older adult, low-income, and non-English speaking populations we serve.
Experience as a legal assistant or paralegal is strongly preferred.
Experience with real property and/or mortgage foreclosure is a plus.
Experience with legal forms and e-filing is a plus.
Bilingual Spanish is preferred.
We offer paid vacation, sick leave and medical benefits and participates with student loan debt repayment programs. Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on experiencePlease send your resume along with a cover letter discussing your qualifications and why you would like to work for SAN.
The Senior Advocacy Network is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation