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by | Aug 14, 2023 | Uncategorized


The Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Center (JAMLAC) is a faith-based non-profit charitable organization
(501c3) that provides full civil legal representation for family law, immigration law, and limited civil
matters. Our mission is to seek justice for people who are struggling with poverty and oppression in a way
that affirms their dignity and strengthens their capacity to positively direct their own lives.
JAMLAC is currently seeking interested applicants for a full-time Family Law Paralegal. The job is open
immediately. JAMLAC is prepared to hire an exceptionally qualified candidate as soon as possible.

JOB DESCRIPTION – Family Law Paralegal
Full-time Salaried Position
Salary: $43,000-$55,000 depending on education and experience


  • Generous Personal Time Off
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Over 14+ paid holiday days off
  • Employer annual retirement contribution
  • Healthcare benefit or healthcare stipend option
  • Self-care and well-being emphasis-including counseling availability and 1st and 3rd Friday off
    every month
    Preferred skills:
  • Fluent in both the English and Spanish languages
  • Experience as a Paralegal working in Family Law
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Passion for seeking justice for those without a voice
  • Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    General Expectations:
  • Know and support JAMLAC’s Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Punctuality and commitment to work
  • Appropriate office attire/business casual
  • Appropriate conduct with clients (confidentiality, respect, courtesy, concern)
  • Compliance with Rules of Professional Conduct as applicable to paralegals/legal assistants
  • Dedication to clients and desire to provide high quality legal representation and advocacy
  • Meet regularly and build positive working relationships with JAMLAC staff
  • Maintain personal work time sheets
  • Participate in oversight of volunteers/interns and non-attorney staff as assigned
  • Attend weekly JAMLAC staff meetings on Thursday
    913 N. Wyandot Street, Denver, CO 80204 ⬧ 303-839-1008 ⬧ Fax 303-595-5278 ⬧
  • Assist with front desk coverage including answering phones/office reception, as needed
  • Participate in development and fundraising events and activities as requested by JAMLAC
  • Attend and assist with community events, as needed
  • Support and assist Executive Director and Development Department in activities as assigned
  • Participate with preparation and presentation information, analysis and stories about JAMLAC to
    various audiences, including fundraising events
  • Meet with, coordinate, and maintain relationships with community agencies as needed,
    specifically local consulates, other service organizations and church organizations
    Paralegal Responsibilities:
  • Serve as primary assistant to JAMLAC attorneys and point of contact between clients and
  • Conduct client intake interviews, if needed, and actively participate in case review meetings
  • Prepare court pleadings, exhibits, and correspondence
  • Collect and organize supporting documents from clients as needed
  • Coordinate client meetings as requested by attorneys, including review and execution of
  • Open paper and electronic files for represented clients and maintains client files
  • Track and maintain closed client files per JAMLAC procedures
  • Obtain State of Colorado Notary Public accreditation and provide notary services as needed by
  • Accompany represented victims to court hearings as appropriate
  • Assist clients in obtaining required court and supporting documents
  • Schedule appointments, court dates and interview dates on JAMLAC calendar
  • Maintain case calendar for attorneys
  • Calendar, maintain and track case deadlines
  • Provide translation and interpretation (Spanish/English) services to clients, as needed
  • Participate in and assists in training to staff and volunteers for representation of crime victims and
    domestic violence
  • Suggest and execute improvements to department procedures and policies as needed
  • Distribute and collect client surveys of services rendered
  • Assist clients with safety planning, if necessary
  • Provide emotional support to crime victims as appropriate
  • Collect and enter client data as needed for grant reporting purposes
  • Assist with grant reporting and grant proposals, as requested
    Responsibilities and tasks may be added or changed during employment.
  • If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Amy Enriquez,