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Legal Staff Paralegal in Lansing, MI

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Company name

State of Michigan Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Lansing, MI

Date Last Verified

Apr 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018

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Paralegal VIII/VIIII/EX - Corporate Oversight Division The candidate: Researches legal problems, develops legal memoranda applying laws to legal problems for presentation to an Attorney. Conducts factual investigations and interviews complainants and witnesses. Conducts necessary research and prepares drafts of legal opinions, draft pleadings, briefs, contracts, and other legal documents. Develops interrogatories as part of discovery procedures, prioritizes case files, and otherwise assists Attorneys in preparing for judicial and administrative proceedings. Reviews materials filed in pending cases, schedules hearings and conferences, sets schedules for filing of briefs and motions, prepares case summaries, and otherwise assists Administrative Law Examiners in administrative proceedings. Serves and files legal documents and papers. Monitors proposed legislation and prepares summaries for presentation to an Attorney. Digests and indexes statutes, cases, administrative rules and decisions, opinions, and evidence. Organizes and maintains a legal library. Performs related work as assigned. Resolves problems and answers questions for other workers. Coordinates work by scheduling assignments and overseeing the work of other Paralegals. Oversees and assures the quantity and quality of the workflow. Will assist and provide support to attorneys working on multistate and Michigan-specific investigations and litigation in the legal areas handled by the Corporate Oversight Division, including consumer protection and antitrust enforcement. Perform a full range of paralegal activities under the supervision of attorneys, including researching laws, investigating facts and preparing legal documents. Possession of an associate's degree in a paralegal or legal assistant program is essential. Must have 1+ year of experience. or 2+ years of experience equivalent to a Paralegal, including one year. Should preferably have graduation from any paralegal or legal assistant program approved by the American Bar Association may be substituted for the education requirement. Application deadline: 04/19/18.

Additional info

JOB #: 1101-18-020

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
State of Michigan Attorney General
525 W. Ottawa St.
7th Floor, . Mennen Williams Building , P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI 48909