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Legal Staff Paralegal in Georgetown, DE

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Company name

Morris James LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

USA Georgetown, DE

Date Last Verified

Aug 20,2018

Posted on

Oct 11,2017

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Legal Assistant/Paralegal Duties: Provide clerical support (includes answering telephone calls and assisting with response to emails, generating correspondence and legal documents, editing, proof-reading, printing, scanning, and filing documents. Prepare and draft appropriate legal documents with attorney oversight. Assist with preparation of correspondence to clients, opposing counsel, and the Court. Assist with estate probate from opening to close. Prepare necessary documents to include petitions, releases, affidavits, etc. Schedule/calendar appointments and reservation. Open and close files. Submit expense forms to accounting department in a timely manner. Maintain positive contact with clients, attorneys, and colleagues. Meet with clients and manage all client files with discretion and confidentiality. Respond to client phone calls and emails. Adhere to all time critical case milestones and due dates.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: 10+ years’ experience as a legal assistant/paralegal. Must be computer literate with strong working knowledge of MS Word 2016, Excel 2016, and Outlook 2016 & have strong typing skills. Familiarity with File Site, a document management system is helpful. Strong customer-service-oriented approach and positive attitude. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidential information. Ability to exercise initiative and good judgement to work independently as appropriate and as a member of a team. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse group of clients & professionals in person, by email, and telephone to provide information with tact and diplomacy. Possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills. Detail oriented. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous projects/tasks simultaneously and complete them to meet deadlines.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Morris James LLP
107 W. Market Street
P.O. Box 690
Georgetown, DE 19947