The Law Office of Nina R. Gougis has an opening for a remote paid paralegal internship/part-time legal assistant. Practice areas include bankruptcy, family law, juvenile law, employment law, school/education law, and civil rights litigation.
Duties typically include, but are not limited to, answering phones, responding to voicemails, fielding and responding to initial inquiries from potential clients, scheduling appointments, scheduling and noticing up court hearings, preparing legal documents and correspondence, and consulting with clients by phone or video conferencing.
This position is completely remote and this office is almost completely paperless. Ideal candidates will be extremely self motivated and disciplined, naturally inquisitive, technologically savvy (proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Zoom video conferencing); and a fast learner. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
The hours are flexible, but it is preferred that the hours worked are the same each day. It is anticipated that hours required will be 2-3 hours each day, or 10-15 hours each week. This position may evolve into a full-time position.