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Legal Staff Paralegal in Las Vegas, NV

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Company name

Federal Public Defender District of Nevada

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Las Vegas, NV

Date Last Verified

Dec 07,2017

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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Federal Public Defender The candidate will assists the attorneys in preparing cases for habeas petitions, evidentiary hearings, and appeals. Duties include: extensive document analysis including the location, assembly, summarization, compilation of documents; maintenance of document management database; extensive use of computer software (including Summation, Word, Lotus Notes); assistance in case preparation and incarceration issues; assistance in the drafting of legal pleadings including motions and petitions; handling of regularly scheduled duty responsibilities; assistance in collaboration with outside consultants/experts, investigators, attorneys and clients; and assistance to attorneys in file organization, preparation and exhibits for evidentiary proceedings. Applicants must possess a strong analytical ability. 3-5 years of relevant experience is required, preferably handling complex litigation and/or managing voluminous case files. Must be able to occasionally travel overnight and work non-traditional hours.

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Company info

James Morgan
Personnel Administrator
Federal Public Defender District of Nevada
411 E. Bonneville,
Suite 250
Las Vegas, NV 89101