Legal Assistant

Salary: Up to $14.81 per hour, with possible increase depending on experience

Job Description:

  • Answering Office Phones
  • Communication with public and law enforcement agencies by telephone and in person
  • Typing, filing, scanning, faxing and copying of legal documents
  • Provide Notary Public Services
  • High Stress Environment
  • Provide on the job training as needed
  • Complete other tasks as assigned
  • Handle sensitive information while respecting privacy
  • Assist in Criminal and Civil Case load
  • Assist as Training Coordinator for the Border Prosecution Grant
  • Professional law office

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma minimum
  • Familiarization with MS Word and Access Programs
  • Ability to use computer and general office equipment
  • Communication skills for assistance to public by telephone and in person/receptionist
  • Ability to file efficiently
  • Physically able to lift boxes weighing approximately 30 pounds
  • Physically be able to climb stairs
  • Ability to work in high stress environment and work well with others
  • Ability to work before and beyond 8-5 work day, when necessary, with comp. time given, no overtime
  • Must pass drug screening
  • Criminal background check will be required
  • No felony convictions or crimes of moral turpitude

Preferred: Bilingual: English & Spanish

Application Deadline: Until filled

Work to Begin: November 1st

Qualified individuals may apply by submitting a resume and application to the Kleberg County District Attorney’s Office Recommendations accepted, but not required
Kleberg County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All employees are expected to conform to the employment policies of Kleberg County and the District Attorney’s Office
All employees are employed “at will”
Contact Jessica Balderas via email: [email protected] or by office phone to get a copy of application.