Legal Assistant, Mills Legal Clinic, Stanford Law School

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MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree and at least three years of relevant professional experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Bachelor's degree and paralegal experience strongly preferred. Significant prior experience in a law office or legal non-profit environment is a plus.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to independently exercise sound judgment, maintain confidentiality, take initiative, and be flexible and professional at all times
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Proficiency in computer applications and a good understanding of databases (systems used: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Best Authority, Google Mail, Skype, Westlaw/Lexis, Clio)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proactive work style and history of collaborative teamwork
  • Ability to work well with Stanford colleagues, Mills Legal Clinic clients and with external organizations.

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE

  • Litigation and legal administrative experience with proven ability to perform in a fast-paced law office environment working with multiple supervisors, and interacting well with a variety of personalities
  • Knowledge of how to research legal codes, court procedures and rules
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve and efficiently manage time to meet deadlines
  • Strong proofreading and writing skills
  • Commitment to public service strongly preferred

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

May work extended hours during peak business cycles.

 


BENEFITS

Stanford University offers a full range of benefits including medical, life, vision and dental insurance options.  View Stanford’s full staff benefit offerings here https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards/my-offerings/faculty-staff

 

Why Stanford is for YOU? Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs,  tuition reimbursement, and the ability to audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. (When we can return to campus)
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

 

HOW TO APPLY

Does your experience differ but you know that you could do an outstanding job in this role? We want to hear from you!

Applicants must:

Submit a resume and cover letter via this link: http://m.rfer.us/STANFORD-VVDzL

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible and will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Stanford Law School seeks to hire the best talent and to promote a safe and secure environment for all members of the university community and its property. To that end, new staff hires must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work at Stanford University.

 

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