Legal Assistant/Bilingual Screener/Receptionist/Office Manager – Rutherfordton

Pisgah Legal Services, a community-based, non-profit law firm that provides advice and representation on certain civil legal matters to low-income people living in western North Carolina, including Rutherford County, N.C., seeks a full-time legal assistant/ domestic violence screener in the Rutherfordton office to help clients meet basic needs. The position involved receptionist work, legal assistant work, office management, supervision of volunteers, and screening of domestic violence clients for eligibility for services.

Qualifications:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills; word processing skills; experience with data entry; ability to understand, remember, and carry out complex instructions; experience in law office systems.  Experience working and communicating with low-income population and as a legal assistant preferred.  Fluency in Spanish and English required.

Responsibilities: Serve as receptionist, screen applicants for eligibility, gather documents, type documents and dictation, draft discovery, communicate with clients, supervise volunteers, and perform various administrative duties as needed and assigned. 

Salary:  Depends on experience.  Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k), health, dental, and disability insurance. 

Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Racial minorities, women, the elderly and disabled are encouraged to apply.  Submit resume, cover letter to:  Please specify this position on the cover letter and resume.