Paralegal, P/T
At a glance
Location: US-AZ-Eloy Map
Posted: 12/24/2021
Closing: 01/23/2022
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 2 year(s)
Job description

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Paralegal, P/T who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional security setting.

Who We Are:

CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 security facilities nationwide, CoreCivic security employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

The Paralegal, P/T researches law, investigates facts and prepares documents.  Assists inmates/residents in accessing the court system and providing assistance in the preparation of pleadings or petitions for filing. Maintains legal forms and library and provides notary services.  This is a part-time position that regularly works less than 30 hours per week.

  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as federal and state constitutions, statues, administrative codes, recorded judicial decisions and legal articles.
  • Files or coordinates the filing of pleadings.
  • Assists in law library; sets up and maintains accurate, complete and appropriate reference library, to include monitoring and updating legal volumes and related materials.
  • Assists in overseeing management of inmate law libraries in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, policies, procedures, to include requests for ordering necessary books and developing inventory control procedures
  • Prepares correspondence, statistical reports and/or other documents; independently edits documents making necessary corrections or revisions to include spelling, grammar and sentence structure.
  • Communicates effectively and coherently with staff and visitors, to telephone contacts; answers telephone, routes calls and/or takes accurate and legible messages; responds to verbal/written inquiries and requests or refers to appropriate staff member; gives information and directions; mediates disputes; advises of rights and processes.



  • High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.
  • Graduate from a paralegal or legal assistance program, or have two years supervised experience as a paralegal or legal assistant. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or other similar software applications is required. 
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.

Paralegal, P/T