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Legal Staff Paralegal in Clearwater, FL

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Clearwater, FL

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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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. Paralegal The candidate organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including contracts, records, reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other documents and summaries. Interpretation and preparation of chronologies and summaries as requested. Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary. Prepares and handles tracking and disposition of subpoenas or other request for information. Assures organization of files including maintenance and management. Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case. Conducts legal research using online media for experts, background searches, case investigation. Communicates with clients, witnesses, experts. Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation. Performs other duties as assigned. Correspond with clients, ordering medical records, drafting demands, E-filing, assisting with discovery and trial preparation. Answer phones, greet clients, and paralegal work.

The candidate should have High School diploma or its equivalent. Must have 3+ years of experience working in a law firm, preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced law firm environment. Should have experience in personal injury and criminal defense. Working knowledge of paralegal concepts, procedures and practices is required. Knowledge of operations, practices and procedures of civil litigation is needed. Must have a demonstrated knowledge in legal research and deposition motion practices and procedures. State and Federal Court filing including E-Filing experience required. Should have knowledge of how to bill time. Research, analytical, organizational and critical thinking skills required. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and knowledge and application of legal research tools is essential.

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Law Firm Staff