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Paralegal

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Company City of Albuquerque Location Albuquerque, NM, United States

Government

Legal Staff

USD
44325 to 48880
Annually

Min 3 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Sep 02, 2022

Dec 16, 2022

Dec 03, 2021

Profile

Paralegal
Duties: Conduct medical record reviews and summaries. Draft and prepare discovery and pleadings. Maintain confidentiality regarding cases. Work independently, including the ability to follow up on work assignments, in the absence of supervision. Electronically file in both federal and state court. Coordinate and implement case and discovery tasks. Research and compile data on a variety of legal cases. Draft and prepare a variety of legal documents. Maintain confidentiality regarding work of a legal nature. Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely. Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associate's Degree or a Certification in Paralegal Studies. Must have 3+ years of experience as a paralegal working under the supervision of a licensed attorney or judge. Pro Law or experience with a case management system is desired. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire. Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from the date of hire. Legal terminology, legal research databases, and the documents used in the legal field. Court deadlines are set forth in the federal and state court rules. ProLaw Case Management Software Application or an Equivalent Case Management Software Application. Electronic filing in both federal and state court. Standard legal references and their content. Principles and methods of communications and public speaking. Principles and procedures of legal record-keeping. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Methods of research, case analysis, and report preparation. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws pertaining to the area of assignment.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 44325 to 48880 Annually

Additional info

Req#: 2200470

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City of Albuquerque
400 Marquette NW
City Hall 7th Floor , Suite 703
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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