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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Washington, DC

Posted on

May 15,2017

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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/Employment and Civil Rights The candidate will join a plaintiffs' class-action law firm. Will provide support for attorneys in the litigation of cases. The Employment and Civil Rights Group represents employees facing systemic discrimination in the workplace, people challenging discrimination in housing and lending, and workers who are not paid properly for their overtime. More information on CMST and the types of cases the Employment and Civil Rights Group litigates can be found on firm's web site. Work involves, among other things, factual research, including interviewing potential class members; maintaining client records and responding to client questions; extensive document review; organizing and coding of documents; the management of case files; and performing clerical tasks associated with filing documents in U.S. courts.

Should have a demonstrated interest in law, civil rights, or both; an understanding of, and willingness to learn about, basic legal concepts, terminology, principles, and procedures; excellent communication and writing ability, organizational skills, analytical skills, and interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and juggle multiple projects; attention to detail; and a four year degree with strong academic credentials. Experience with legal research tools, such as Lexis/Nexis or Westlaw is a plus, as is experience with databases such as Microsoft Access. Spanish language skills are also a plus.

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Law Firm Staff