We are in search of a professional with experience in paralegal and/or legal assistant duties. Project Clean Slate is an initiative of the City of Detroit Law Department which helps residents seek expungement of their criminal records to gain access to better employment, housing, and educational opportunities.
This role is responsible for supporting Project Clean Slate attorneys at Project Clean Slate, the program to expunge criminal records for Detroit residents. The work ranges from supporting the Lead Attorney, pulling criminal records, ordering court records, communicating with potential clients, e-filing pleadings, and providing notary services. Project Clean Slate is a partner of Detroit at Work and provides expungement services to Detroit residents and Detroit at Work customers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The above functions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties of the position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Specific qualifications include but are not limited to:
The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Background check and drug screen required