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Paralegal - Appellate Practice

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Washington, DC

Posted on

May 23,2017
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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Paralegal - Appellate Practice RESPONSIBILITIES: Guided by department objectives and priorities, under direct supervision provides general assistance to attorneys and paralegals within the practice group. Assignments may extend into other practice areas. Ensures client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of position. Develop and apply basic knowledge and procedures to complete assigned projects and tasks; develop proficiency in technology relevant to the position. Follow established procedures and clearly-defined instructions to complete assignments; develop skills in identifying resources to increase efficiency and ensure highest quality work product. Develop and apply organizational skills to prepare work product and ensure efficient workflow within and among teams and departments. Identify issues and consult with others to resolve problems. Identify resources to increase efficiency in preparing work product. Comply with administrative requirements to meet billable expectations; prepare and release timenotes on a daily basis; prepare and submit timecards on a weekly basis.

The candidate must have: Bachelor s Degree from a top tier school with a 3.5 GPA required. Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines under direct supervision. Strong sense of accountability and taking ownership over projects. High level of accuracy and attention to detail in preparing work product. Ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects; flexibility in shifting focus. Excellent writing and communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet business and client needs required.

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