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ProfileParalegal Responsibilities: Assist and provide a range of legal support to Family Law Attorneys. Perform legal and factual research. Interface with clients. Manage attorney’s calendar. Manage cases to ensure compliance with deadlines and requirements. Perform records research. Identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent material. Organize and analyze information. Cross-check and validate information. Prepare written reports. Draft legal documents including briefs, pleadings, appeals, agreements, contracts and legal memoranda. Help prepare legal arguments, applications, declarations and motions. Prepare correspondence. Check and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy. Build and maintain databases and files. Organize and track case files. Review and monitor new and updated laws and regulations. Co-ordinate law office activities such as subpoena delivery. Help with trial preparation including witness lists, exhibits and trial binders.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: BA, AA or certificate program in paralegal/legal studies required. Paralegal Certification preferred. 1-3 Years of Family Law Experience preferred. Experience with PC Law software preferred. Relevant computer knowledge and experience – Microsoft Office required.Strong attention to detail and accuracy. Planning and organizing. Teamwork. Research skills. Analytical skills. Critical thinking skills. Information monitoring. Strong communication skills. Stress tolerance. Confidentiality.