Full Time

Paralegal at Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

Fields: mental health, law, policy, social work, disabilities

Location: Boston Massachusetts

Deadline: June 22, 2018

Details and Requirements: MHLAC is a state agency of the Supreme Judicial Court that offers free legal assistance to poor people with mental health challenges throughout the Commonwealth. MHLAC also serves as a statewide resource on mental health law and policy. It generates legal and policy materials, testifies on proposed laws and regulations, and has a long history of providing educational and training programs for public counsel, legal services attorneys, social workers, judges, and the general public. We seek persons with a demonstrated commitment to pursue social justice through legal advocacy and the skills to do high quality work toward this end.

Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; Experience in the delivery of legal services to indigent persons preferred; Knowledge of and/or experience in the mental health care delivery system helpful; Proficient writing, communication and time-management skills; Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with clients and co-workers in a team environment; Ability to communicate in Spanish or another language common among potential MHLAC clients preferred. Salary starting at $54,160.75.

Apply Here: http://www.mhlac.org/Docs/Paralegalposting.pdf