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Legal Staff Paralegal in Sacramento, CA

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Company name

County of Sacramento

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Sacramento, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate performs legal tasks assisting the attorney in preparing legal documents, and other legal services. Must possess a baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject and a minimum of 1 year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding 3 years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. Should a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma and a 3+ years of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. Must have knowledge of: Mechanics of legal research; Types and functions of pleadings associated with lawsuits; Governmental process, in particular the judicial branch, court system and administrative process; Civil procedures and Rules of the Court; Legal terminology; Principles of correct and accepted grammar, punctuation and spelling; Fundamentals of procedural and substantive due process of law. Must have ability to: Read and understand statutes, court decisions, and other legal documents; Work independently to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines and follow up on assignments; Identify legal parties in compliance with statutory requirements; Read with comprehension and understanding; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Reason and analyze situations logically and accurately; Compose explanatory memorand and business correspondence; Learn fundamental legal principles applicable to particular types of lawsuits; Learn legal principles applicable to particular types of lawsuits; Identify and apply relevant facts related to legal principles of due process; Use computerized legal research programs; Operate various office equipment including computer hardware and software; Work cooperatively with a variety of groups and individuals. Must possess a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. Should possess a certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
County of Sacramento
4875 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95820-1500
Phone: 916-874-5593