CCK is seeking a full-time, entry-level paralegal who shows initiative, has a strong work ethic, and is passionate about making a difference. This position involves working closely with senior paralegals and attorneys in our Veterans Law practice group.

Paralegal/Claims Advocate responsibilities include:

  • daily written and oral communication with veterans and their families, as well as the Department of Veterans Affairs;
  • obtaining all documentation necessary to support a client’s claim for benefits;
  • assisting attorneys and senior paralegals on necessary case development and research;
  • reviewing and assessing clients’ case files;
  • proof reading and reviewing important procedural documents before they are mailed; and
  • most importantly, helping veterans obtain the VA benefits they deserve.

A successful candidate will be outgoing, eager to learn, accountable, able to multi-task, and takes direction well. This position requires strong attention to detail, superior communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Education:

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, however the field of the undergraduate degree can vary.

Experience:

  • Prior professional office experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook is preferred.
  • Experience in the legal and/or psychiatric field is a plus, but not required.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Starting annual salary is $40,000.
  • Access to an assortment of health, disability, and life insurance benefits; 401k plan; paid time off; and a wellness reimbursement program.

Additional details:

  • Hours are M-F 8:00-4:30 or 8:30-5:00

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume