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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

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. Family Law Paralegal The candidate drafts pleadings, legal correspondence, motions, agreements, and orders. Completes legal forms. Communicates with clients by phone, email and in-person to provide clients with case updates. Gathers information from clients to ensure that the firm has the necessary documentation to best serve and understand the client's needs. Schedules some client calls and meetings. Assures that the attorneys' calendars are accurately maintained and organized in a logical and efficient manner. Interacts with the courts and administrative agencies regarding hearings, mediations, motions and other appearances. Functions as the courts' primary point of contact with the firm for all administrative and scheduling issues. Drafts, sends and/or e-files correspondence and basic pleadings. Prepares discovery and responses to discovery demands. Dockets and schedules events. Adds ticklers/reminders to attorney and firm calendars as necessary. Schedules mediations, hearings, trials, meetings, as necessary with court, opposing counsel, clients, staff and attorneys. Helps the attorney prepare the client and the file for court and/or mediation. Assists the attorney during hearings and trials. Researches laws and judicial decisions about current as well as past cases. Drafts memos for attorney summarizing research on legal issues. Reviews pending legislation. Serve as witness or notary as necessary. Manages the attorneys' mail and email Retrieves and reviews mail for assigned attorneys. Assures that copies are included in the firm's client file (paper, electronic, or both). Sends a PDF of the mail to the client (if applicable). Notifies attorneys of email necessitating attorney attention along with appropriate time frames for action or response. Manages the firm faxes. Sends a PDF of the mail to the client (if applicable). Notifies attorneys of faxes necessitating attorney attention along with appropriate time frames for action or response, or takes appropriate action upon attorney approval. Drafts legal correspondence as directed by attorneys. Puts documents initially drafted by attorneys into final form, ready to be delivered to court, clients, and co-counsel and opposing counsel. Organizes the attorneys' files. Assures that the client file is organized and ready (including exhibits) in advance of court, mediation or other outside attorney meetings. Assists Legal Assistant in creating, updating and managing client file and/or trial binder. Prepares and maintains electronic client file or trial binder. Prepares and maintains physical client file or trial binder. Helps prepare client file or trial binder for court, including exhibits. Scans and/or makes copies of documents. Creates and updates firm forms, templates and checklists. Enters time, expenses and billing data. A Bachelor's degree is required. Must have 1+ year of experience and be competent and highly proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel and Access).

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Law Firm Staff