27D Paralegal Specialist

Employer
National Guard
Location
Parkville, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Closes
Sep 17, 2020
Ref
1200917597
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job Description If you're interested in the law and the legal profession, become an Army National Guard Paralegal, you will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in areas like family law, international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Job Duties * Provide legal documents in courts-martial and other military justice matters * Provide assistance in legal affairs, such as power of attorney, wills, and separation decrees Helpful Skills * Ability to supervise those in a command * Provide technical guidance to subordinates * Maintain law/administrative library * Monitor and review actions for accuracy Your training will enable you to interview witnesses, research court decisions and Army regulations, process legal claims and appeals, and prepare records of hearings, investigations, courts-martial, and courts of inquiry. By joining the Army National Guard, you will be preparing yourself for a rewarding civilian career. In the civilian world, Paralegal Specialists may be referred to as legal assistants, clerks, paralegal assistants, and court clerks or recorders. Civilian Paralegal Specialists can work for private law firms, banks, insurance companies, government agencies, and local, state, and federal courts. Earn While You Learn Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. Job training for a Paralegal Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Benefits/Requirements Benefits Paid training A monthly paycheck Montgomery GI Bill Federal and State tuition assistance Retirement benefits for part-time service Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage) 401(k)-type savings plan Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans) Health care benefits available VA home loans Bonuses, if applicable