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Legal Staff Paralegal in Missoula, MT

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Company name

Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Missoula, MT

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

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Paralegal Legal Assistant The candidate provides paralegal assistance to agency attorneys. Researches information and coordinates legal processes, and prepares correspondence, pleadings, motions, briefs and other legal documents for attorney review. Obtains and/or develops witness statements and evidence to evaluate the merits of matters. Identifies and locates expert and lay witnesses to provide essential and convincing testimony to establish facts. Interviews and prepares witnesses for hearing. Obtains documents and other relevant information from courts or opposing counsel. Researches statutory and case laws and summarizes results to assist attorneys. Ensures deadlines and statute of limitations are accurately tracked and requests extensions. Provides assistance to the attorneys to facilitate the preparation and presentation of cases in judicial and administrative venues. Manages administrative cases. Prepares legal correspondence and pleadings, motions, briefs and other legal documents for attorney review. Proofreads legal documents for accuracy, citation format, and compliance with Rules of Civil Procedure. Recommends report formats such as flow charts and tables to be used in exhibits. Recommends and develops legal templates as necessary. Must be a certified paralegal within 6 months of employment. Deadline: June 14, 2018.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
111 North Sanders
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406-444-3136