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Legal Staff Paralegal in Detroit, MI

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Company name

Perkins Law Group PLLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law

Location

USA Detroit, MI

Posted on

Aug 05,2018

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Paralegal Duties: Handle complex litigation and are looking for a motivated and talented law clerk to assist Senior Attorneys. Assist in the preparation of trial briefs, points and authority on motions, writs and appeals; study, interpret, and apply laws, court decisions, and other legal authority for use in the preparation of cases, opinions, and briefs; assist in the preparation of pleadings, abstracts, deeds, agreements and other documents; examine case files to prepare witness subpoena lists; may interview witnesses; check questions of law and evidence; confer with investigators regarding the collection of facts; assist in the maintenance of documents and correspondence files; assist in the preparation of memoranda for legal opinions; and may testify in court as a witness. Review deposition summaries, employment records, medical records, support and help attorneys and staff with matters related to discovery etc. Assist with basic legal drafting and help attorneys prepare for depositions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Knowledge of: Basic legal terminology and documents; basic structure of the courts and judicial system; legal research methods; criminal law and procedure; legal citations to assist attorneys; interviewing techniques; trial procedures and rules of evidence. Skill/Ability to: Utilize reference materials in a law library and analyze court decisions to assist attorneys; read and comprehend complex legal language; conduct legal research online; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems; present abatements of law, fact and argument clearly; analyze factual deficiencies in view of legal principles; write clear, concise, and grammatically correct briefs, opinions, motions, writs, appeals, and correspondence; work under pressure of deadlines; communicate verbally to convey legal information or ideas to others; record information and condense at later time; organize and coordinate work; retain and recall information; follow instructions; maintain confidentiality; establish cooperative working relationships with attorneys, law enforcement officers, and members of the public. Must have the right attitude. The more that you put into this opportunity the more you will get out of it. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects is critical. Experience in handling highly confidential matters. Ability to adhere to strict time deadlines. Proficient in Microsoft Office Products. Excellent time management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with researching/problem-solving skills.

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Hiring Coordinator
Perkins Law Group PLLC
615 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI 48226