Job Details

Legal Assistant/paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 19, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 04, 2022

Posted on

Oct 15, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Columbia, SC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Responsibilities: General case management - regular review of files for status and additional needs to move case forward. Preparation of pleadings and court documents. Review and Prepare pleadings drafted by the attorney for filing, including collection of exhibits, preparation of certificates of service, summons, cover letters, etc. General file research - obtaining additional title information from online register of deeds, requesting additional needed documentation from client, ordering title searches, other task requests, skip traces, researching entity information as needed, etc. Ensuring service is completed after complaints filed. Monitoring deadlines. Assist attorney with hearing preparations. Confer with the court to schedule hearings and to obtain needed information as needed. Assist administrative staff with providing client updates as needed. Client liason (ie. buffer between client and attorney) - provide client with requested information, obtain information from client, provide updates when requested from direct client contact via email. File organization - labeling of pleadings, title work, other documents within file. Confer with opposing counsel, title companies, code officers and other county administrative personnel, etc. regarding files. Draft title claim letters, request for reconsideration. Research local court rules, confer with clerks, etc. to ensure compliance with court expectations. All other job duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 2 years’ previous litigation experience preferred. Detailed oriented with strong organizational skills. Self- motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to work under and meet deadlines. Proficient in the various client systems- LPS, Lenstar, Vendorscape, etc.

Additional info

Ref. LEG-21-00116

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brock and Scott PLLC
3800 Fernandina Road
Suite 110
Columbia, SC 29210

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