Paralegal Specialist (will train)

U.S. Army Reserve - Hillsboro, OR4.4

Full-time$2,100 a month
EducationBenefits

OVERVIEW

The paralegal specialist is not like being a legal assistant, they are expected to provide legal/administrative support in all areas of criminal law, international law, civil/administrative law, contract law and fiscal law. They assist judges, Judge Advocates and unit commanders with a wide range of legal matters and judicial work.

JOB DUTIES

  • Paralegal support to unit commanders and the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
  • Provide legal documents in courts-martial, Article 15 actions and other military justice matters
  • Review line of duty determinations, AR 15-6 investigations, separation board proceedings and other administrative law matters
  • Assistance in family law such as power of attorney, wills and separation decrees

TRAINING

Training for a paralegal specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training, and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Legal terminology and research techniques
  • Preparation of legal documents
  • Army judicial process
  • Interviewing witnesses

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Ability to supervise those in a command
  • Provide technical guidance to subordinates
  • Maintain law/administrative library
  • Monitor and review actions for accuracy

TUITION ASSISTANCE

Paid by the Army directly to school$250 per credit / $4500 per year $18,000 over 4 years of college. Renewed every fiscal year (Unlimited amount).

RESERVE MONTGOMERY G.I. BILL (Paid to you directly)

$13,500.00 (Paid over 36 Academic Months)

$375.00 full time student

$281.00 ¾ time student

$187.00 ½ time student.

STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM (If Available)

Up to $50,000 Paid directly to Institute.

PAY AND ENTITLEMENTS (For 1 weekend)

**START GETTING PAID BEFORE YOU LEAVE FOR TRAINING

Drill Pay (Current as of Feb 2017)

E-1 $218.44

E-2 $244.84

E-3 $257.48

E-4 $285.208.

Health Insurance (Monthly Fee)

Single Coverage: $46.09 per month

Family Coverage: $2121.38 per month

*Requirements:

Must be a US citizen or I-551 card holder

Must be between the age of 17-34,

High School diploma or equivalent.

Must pass a criminal background check with no open law violations,

Must pass drug screen.

Must currently be in good health with no physical limitations.

Call Mr. King to discuss qualifications.971-263-3200

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time