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Legal Staff Paralegal in Des Moines, IA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Des Moines, IA

Posted on

Mar 06,2018

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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. Part-time Paralegal The candidate will draft correspondence, pleadings, motions, and discovery. Will file pleadings on behalf of the attorneys and coordinate service of process in all cases. Draft and serve subpoenas. Communicate with clients as requested by the attorneys, including working with clients to provide discovery responses or prepare for court. Maintain the litigation calendar, including calendaring of court dates, litigation deadlines, and discovery deadlines. Maintain and organize case files and record-keeping files. Provide clerical and administrative backup to Legal Secretary and courthouse offices. Accompany clients to court for civil and criminal proceedings. Conduct follow-up surveys and research inquiries regarding the efficacy of representation service. Perform community outreach and training as needed, including on weekend and evenings. Develop and maintain liaisons with community, criminal justice system and other agencies.

The candidate should have Paralegal degree or equivalent experience. Must have demonstrated knowledge, skills and ability to assist in Criminal cases and Family law cases. Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including clients, House of Ruth staff, and members of the community is required. Should be computer literate (MS Word, Internet, email). Must demonstrate knowledge of paralegal practices and procedures by completing tasks and performing legal research and writing assigned correctly and on a timely basis. Ability to master information technology by accurately inputting and retrieving information from the computer for data entry, word processing, emailing, and other functions in a timely manner required.

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