SUMMARY: RISE Law Center of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is seeking a Bilingual Legal Assistant to support the activities of a busy non-profit law office that serves primarily underrepresented populations, particularly immigrant and refugee survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Using a trauma informed approach, the bilingual legal assistant will perform a broad range of duties including clerical, reception and administrative, as well as assisting attorneys in client meetings and drafting legal paperwork. The Bilingual Legal Assistant will work directly with survivors, attorneys, law students, interns, community organizations, and domestic violence and sexual assault agencies.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS:
An ideal candidate will thrive ensuring that the office runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. This person should have strong organizational and time management skills, the ability to relate to clients of all backgrounds and empathize with client’s unique and sensitive situations. The strongest candidate for this position would be someone who has a positive attitude, enjoys being busy and productive, and is committed to social justice work.
Application Due Date: For early consideration, please apply by February 24, 2014. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis starting the week of March 10, 2014 until the position is filled.
This is a non-exempt, full-time (40 hours/wk), position based in Madison, Wisconsin.
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer offering an extensive compensation package including salary, paid time off (3 weeks vacation, sick time, personal time, and holidays), short and long term disability, life insurance, 401k with company match, and flexible benefit (currently 10K for 40 hr/week employees) to be applied toward health, dental, vision, 401k and/or salary.
If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a complete application package, including:
To be considered for this position, you must include all of the above listed information.
Please send your complete application to: End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin/HIRING COMMITTEE - 1245 E Washington Ave, Suite 150, Madison, WI 53703
OR Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 
OR  Fax to: 608.255.3560
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, empowerment and social justice.
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