Paralegal Job Purpose: Supports Attorney[s] in handling cases and preparing for Hearings, Trials, and Meetings. Performs Administrative and Clerical tasks as well as Legal Research. Maintains Case Files and drafts legal documents. Paralegal Job Duties: Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (e.g. debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.). Performing Legal Research, maintaining Attorney[s] calendars and case files, scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings, serving as liaison between the Client and Attorney[s], conducting Client interviews, preparing trial notebooks and providing assistance in Trial settings, preparing and reviewing discovery packages-including disclosure statements-answer to interrogatories-and production requests, attends to basic clerical tasks, such as photocopying, making and receiving phone calls, and fielding correspondence Paralegal Job Skills and Qualifications: Paralegal Certificate; At least one  year in Family Law Firm or three  years' experience in a Legal Office; Excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfortable handling Large work load under time constraints, Sound Knowledge of Law and Legal System; Strong Organizational skills, familiar with electronic document management and filing systems, superior research skills, interpersonal skills, high level of discretion with confidential matters, detail-oriented, computer skills, ability to priorities, work well with different personality types, Loyal, Essential Forms, DissoMaster, E-Filing, Adobe, Google Calendar, Outlook, Word, Excel, Best Case.
Training is provided for our busy and friendly atmosphere Family Law Firm.
90 day probationary period, then to Permanent. Benefits are offiered-Medical, Dental and 401k.