Legal Services of South Central Michigan - Legal Assistant (Battle Creek Office)

Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 2:00pm

Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM), a nonprofit law firm that provides civil legal assistance to low income residents, is seeking a full time Legal Assistant for its Battle Creek office. LSSCM is a division of the Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) that has offices in Detroit, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, and Ypsilanti. Learn more about LSSCM at http://www.lsscm.org  and MAP at http://www.miadvocacy.org. This position requires a highly skilled, patient, motivated person who desires to play an essential role in providing legal services to underrepresented residents.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interviewing clients
  • Reception
  • Client database management
  • General clerical work
  • Administrative support of the legal work of the office

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish is desired, but not required.
  • Strong organizational skills and planning abilities.
  • A demonstrated commitment to serving marginalized communities.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills required to communicate effectively with a wide range of clientele
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and ability to adapt to cloud-based systems such as google drive, docs and sheets.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary: Starts at $33,000, DOE
  • LSSCM offers a competitive benefits package with excellent paid leave time.
  • LSSCM is a unionized program.

Please email resume and cover letter to: Alisa Parker, Managing Attorney. Email: parkeral@lsscm.org

Michigan Advocacy Program is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.