Paralegal-investigator

Full-time 1 views
Company Georgia Innocence Project, Inc. (GIP) Location Atlanta, GA, United States

Public Interest

Legal Staff

USD
19 to 22
Hourly

Min 2 yrs required

Full-time

Aug 26, 2022

May 13, 2022

Profile

Paralegal-Investigator
The candidate will digest and summarize documents as needed. Help coordinate file sharing with co-counsel, experts, and others. Help oversee/conduct late-stage case closure and document return process. Assist in preparing documents for court hearings and filings. Assist in obtaining transcripts and various records through the courts, through Open Records Act requests, trial attorneys, and other appropriate requests. Manage Open Records Act Tracker. Schedule client calls and attorney prison visits. Assist with office administration responsibilities as requested. Subpoena and coordinate witnesses for hearings. Attend court hearings, assist, and possibly testify as needed. Schedule appointments and assist in searching for physical evidence. Conduct supervised investigations, including potential interviews of applicants and/or witnesses, to help determine whether cases should advance. Conduct factual and legal research as directed.



Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of legal / investigations or equivalent experience. Passion for and understanding of mission and work. Exceptional organizational and time management skills. Strong attention to detail and appreciation of legal ethics. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Self-starter that also asks questions and seeks clarification whenever needed. Follows all projects through to completion. Humility and confidence no job is too small or too big. Welcomes respectful giving and receiving of feedback and constructive criticism.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 19 to 22 Hourly
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Georgia Innocence Project, Inc. (GIP)
P.O. Box 8506
730 Peachtree St., Ste, 705
Atlanta, GA 30308

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