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Legal Support Specialist/Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Salary

$18 USD per hour

Location

Richardson, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jun 28,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Legal Support Specialist/Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for performing general legal assistant and administrative duties, including: Prepare and process legal documents, letters and forms from dictation or written format, such as summons, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, warrants and agreement. Proofread, mail, fax, and/or arrange for delivery and pickup of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials. Maintain internal and external phone and email correspondence. Prepare e-file documents to meet court requirements, confirm specific fees needed, and follow-up to confirm court acceptance. Document court-specific e-file requirements, including rules and fees. Scan, copy and organize documents and other printed matter. Notarize legal documents. Assist attorneys in collecting information. Schedule appointments and maintains calendar and docket for assigned attorneys. Examine status of files, daily reviews. releases, incoming mail, court docket to determine next course of action; update accordingly in file management software. Monitor case status and update parties involved internally or externally. Manage daily assignments generated by case management system.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Paralegal certification and/or law firm experience preferred. Associates or better in Paralegal Studies or related field. Notary Certification required. Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel. Have solid written and verbal communication skills. Are detail-oriented and organized. Handle high work volume efficiently. Able to multi-task upon request.

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