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Legal Staff Paralegal in Bisbee, AZ

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Company name

Cochise County County Attorney

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Bisbee, AZ

Date Last Verified

Apr 11,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018

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Profile

Paralegal III Duties: The candidate will function as County Public Records Coordinator, for which Typical Duties entail logging and tracking public records requests, becoming very familiar with public records law, redacting confidential and privileged information, and dealing fairly and firmly with members of the public who make records requests. Other duties may include: prepare and coordinate Title 36 psychiatric commitment cases; coordinate and review public records requests and response to subpoenas; contact review; monitor bankruptcy and tax cases; prepare adoption cases; research legal questions; prepare recommendations; prepare drafts of motions and pleadings; conduct interviews; conduct investigations; participate in trial and pre-trial strategy; serve copies of pleadings; act in a liaison capacity; prepare discovery requests and answers; electronic filing and maintenance; may include some staff supervision. Prepare and administer grant applications; administer, disburse, and account for grant funds; coordinate educational activities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification and Experience: The candidate should have Associate's Degree relating to Legal Assistant or Paralegal; 5+ years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal, OR, an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license if the position duties require. Must have Considerable knowledge of: state, civil, and criminal law, judicial procedures and methods of legal research; legal principles and practices of supervision. Some knowledge of: modern office practices and procedures; business English, spelling, punctuation, and grammatical usage. Considerable skill in: analyzing and interpreting legal documents; interpreting statutory and regulatory requirements; preparing summaries of legal opinions from previous cases is essential. Good skill in: data collection; the use of word/data processing systems; operating standard office machines; organizing and managing case files; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Adobe is essential.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cochise County County Attorney
150 Quality Hill Rd
2nd Floor , PO Drawer CA
Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone: 520-432-9700