Legal Secretary 1 – Bilingual

LAU – Fair Hearing Project

Ontario, Sacramento or San Diego

 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this position currently works remotely but is expected to be required to work in the office once onsite operations resume.

 

This position is bilingual in Spanish/English.

 

Individuals who are Deaf or Disabled are encouraged to apply.

SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience): $21.22 – $29.85 hourly

EXCELLENT BENEFITS including 8% 401k Match

 

WHO WE ARE

Disability Rights California (DRC) is a statewide, non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities.  DRC works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through individual and impact litigation, state and federal policy and regulatory advocacy, and community education and training.

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Legal Secretary enhances the effectiveness of legal advocacy staff for DRC’s Fair Hearing Project by providing legal secretarial support and performing other administrative and technical tasks. The Fair Hearing Project will be limited to service denials that will result in serious harm to the client.

The Project will be staffed by a total of 3 attorneys including the Supervising Attorney.  Project staff will collaborate with the Legal Advocacy Unit and the Office of Clients Rights Advocates to ensure that DRC offers a comprehensive advocacy strategy to address the needs of the Latinx IDD community.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one-year legal secretarial experience; or two years of other administrative experience including  word processing; Plus:

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365, including Teams, Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Familiarity with Court Rules and Regulations.
  • -Proficient in English and Spanish Translation and Interpretation

 

Working at DRC is more than just a job – it is a rare opportunity to do what you are good at while making a difference! DRC offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. To view the detailed job description and complete the application process here.

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