Bilingual Paralegal (Greenville)

Position Title Bilingual Paralegal
Location Greenville Office
Job Type Full-time
Job Summary Under the supervision of a tax attorney, this position will perform outreach and paralegal work in the areas of tax but will also assist in general paralegal work for limited English proficient clients on matters of varying scope and complexity. The position works closely with the Low-Income Tax Clinic and language access program staff. The position requires some evening, weekend, and overnight work to successfully reach the target groups. Statewide travel is involved. The Bilingual Paralegal may also perform additional paralegal, clerical and/or administrative support work of varying scope and complexity as required under the supervision of an attorney.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university; or
  • A certificate of completion/graduation from an accredited paralegal program
  • Must possess strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Knowledge of legal principles, legal research methods, legal terminology, court system, and legal procedures helpful
  • Possess the cultural sensitivity for establishing rapport with ethnically diverse target client populations
  • Fully proficient in written and spoken English and Spanish
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016 and Microsoft Office 365
  • A valid driver’s license and a good driving record as use of firm’s vehicles may be required
Job Open Date Immediately
Job Close Date Until Filled
Applicants interested in applying for this position may submit a
Resume, 2 writing samples and three references with cover letter to:
South Carolina Legal Services, Attn: Human Resources – Bilingual Paralegal – (Specify Office Location)
PO Box 1445, Columbia, SC 29202 or by fax to 803-799-9420.
EOE M/F/D/V