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Legal Staff Paralegal in Lansing, MI

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Company name

State Appellate Defender Office (SADO)

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General


Lansing, MI

Date Last Verified

Mar 20,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Legal Assistant/Paralegal The candidate works closely with the Project Attorney out of company’s Lansing office. Screen and review adjudicated cases. General clerical duties such as collecting files and documents, data entry, case organization, and scanning. Assesses and develops updates to the existing case management system according to organizational/departmental needs. Assists with evidence searches and with preparation of discovery requests and responses, and prepares public records requests. Reviews and analyzes factual background of cases, including police reports, lab reports, prior motions and case files; develops a working knowledge of DNA testing. Drafts correspondence to prosecutors, prison officials and clients. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and general office equipment. Should have An Associate’s degree in paralegal studies or equivalent. Must have 1 year of legal assistant/paralegal experience in a law office, court or other legal setting. Should have strong writing and editing skills. Deadline: March 2nd.

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Company info

Wendy Dealca
State Appellate Defender Office (SADO)
101 North Washington
14th Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
Fax: 313-965-0372