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