Main Areas of Responsibility:
Duties of a legal secretary in the intake unit include screening potential clients for eligibility, and documenting details about the case in NMLA’s on-line case management system. Legal secretaries also will refer applicants to other agencies or sources of help if they do not qualify for assistance from NMLA.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Will refer applicants to other agencies or sources of help if they do not qualify for assistance from NMLA.
Work on the Intake Team is often fast-paced and requires quick and confident decision-making about the best response that can be given to a client. We are looking for innovative, highly motivated candidates who are passionate about justice.
All candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, manage a significant caseload and build collaborative relationships within the staff and the community. Proficiency in Spanish or tribal languages spoken in New Mexico is a plus.