Paralegal - Housing Stability and Veteran’s Project Statewide

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA) provides civil legal services to low-income New Mexicans for a variety of legal issues including domestic violence/family law, consumer protection, housing, Tax and benefits. NMLA has locations throughout the state.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The duties of the Housing Stability and Veteran’s Project Paralegal will be to:
• Process intakes
• Draft pleadings
• Contact clients
• Support attorneys in preparation for court
• Send referrals to other support service agencies
• Engage in outreach
• Arrange and assist with legal clinics
We seek highly motivated candidates who are passionate about justice and strongly committed to helping NMLA to better serve our client communities

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Have at least three years' experience as a Paralegal.
• Be compassionate, patient, determined and resilient. Handling veterans’ cases can be especially challenging. Veterans historically are a vulnerable and disenfranchised group with unmet legal needs. In addition, administrative proceedings with the VA can be especially slow and tedious.
• Be able to travel regularly throughout the State.

How to Apply: 

Provide a current resume and a cover letter that explains your interest in this position and the mission of NMLA by clicking here to apply. Your application will not be considered unless we receive both of these documents. As an alternative, you can email the applicant packet to [email protected].

Salary Range: 
Pay is dependent experience. For information about NMLA's generous benefits, salary scales and what it is like to work at NML A click here.
Contact Information
Human Resource
P.O. Box 25486
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Nov 1 2023
Date to Remove: 
Jan 1 2024

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