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Family Law Paralegal

Company name

Modern Family Law

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Fort Collins, CO

Posted on

Dec 07,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Family Law Paralegal The candidate will assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents. Will investigate facts to help in the negotiation of legal disputes. Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Record and store client information. Prepare legal documents such as petitions, briefs, pleadings, completing 16.2 disclosures and Sworn Financial Statements, etc. for review and approval by the attorney working the case. Research and analyze law sources such as statues, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions, and legal codes. Docket and monitor deadlines and reminders for case progression. Organize and maintain documents in an electronic filing system. Gather and arrange legal documents for attorney review and case preparation. Help lawyers during trials by handling exhibits, taking notes, or reviewing trial transcripts. E-File legal documents with the court via ICCES. Call clients, witnesses, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule hearings, meetings, and mediations. Perform other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, composing and typing routine correspondence. Support implementation and maintenance of new and existing processes. Assist with various firm projects as needed. Should have 2+ years of experience as a family law paralegal in Colorado. Experience using ICCES e-filing is needed. Excellent written and verbal communication skill is essential. Experience drafting family law pleadings from the beginning of a case to the end is needed. Thorough knowledge of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure is essential. Superior knowledge of MS office suite, MS online services, Adobe, Macintosh and Windows platforms; ProLaw experience is ideal.

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