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Legal Assistant Senior The candidate will provide a variety of paraprofessional secretarial support and administrative duties for attorneys in the firm. Open new files and prepare initial legal documents. Obtain all law enforcement agency reports and prepare the files. Schedule interviews, trials, hearings, meetings, and attorney's calendar items and notify clients. Assist attorney's preparations for trials and hearings. File legal papers with courts and process court papers according to court procedures and attorney instructions. Type and proofread legal documents, compose and create letters, memoranda, and legal documents from general direction, standard formats, copy, rough draft, and dictation. Prepare and edit confidential and sensitive legal documents and maintain confidentiality. Review, sort, and distribute mail, maintain attorneys' calendars, answers phones and assist general public by telephone or in person. Update files, computer records, and tracking systems and distribute related paperwork. Request evidence, such as 911 tapes, photos and other evidence materials and disclose to defense attorney or defendant. Receive and send information to and from other agencies and jurisdictions. Provide information and assistance within the scope of designated authority. Maintain absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, customer records, and restricted County information. Perform other related duties as required.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a High school diploma or GED equivalent. Three (3) years of secretarial, legal, or clerk experience. Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience may substitute for the minimum requirements. Civil legal experience preferred - such as civil pleadings and civil court rules. Valid Arizona State Driver's License required. Knowledge of principles of record keeping, case files, and records management. Knowledge of principles and protocols for the management of official documents and court records. Knowledge of legal system and law enforcement agency procedures and terminology. Skill in preparing and maintaining accurate records. Skill in creating legal, professional, and technical correspondence. Skill in reading legal documents and extracting relevant information. Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software and a variety of standard office equipment. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, other agencies, and the public.
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