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ABLE seeks temp paralegal for tornado recovery work

ABLE (Dayton) seeks temporary paralegal to assist with tornado recovery

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free high quality legal assistance in civil matters to low-income individuals and groups in 32 counties in western Ohio seeks to fill a temporary paralegal position in its Dayton office to assist with and coordinate ABLE’s efforts to provide legal services supporting the communities impacted by the Memorial Day tornados in our service area, including Mercer and Montgomery Counties. Term of service to begin immediately.

ABLE endeavors to create a diverse law firm of individuals from different backgrounds and cultures, including religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, and physical abilities. We believe that diversity and inclusion results in high quality service for our clients. Individuals who require accommodations to the interview/application process are encouraged to contact the Recruitment Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

This position requires extensive outreach and collaboration with community-based partners. Successful candidates will have excellent organization and communication skills; experience with case management, computer software and Microsoft Office; and excellent interpersonal skills and experience in working in collaborative environments; ability to relate well with low-income clients and commitment to legal services to disenfranchised populations required. Previous experience coordinating training and outreach in areas of landlord/tenant, consumer fraud issues, bankruptcy or poverty law in general is preferred. Some travel required. Salary depends on experience. This is a temporary contract position with no benefits offered.

The position will be filled as soon as possible. Send cover letter, resume, and list of three references, electronically in Microsoft Word format to:
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Attn: Temporary Paralegal Position – Tornado Recovery