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Legal Staff Paralegal in Santa Ana, CA

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Company name

Federal Public Defender - Central District of California

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - Appellate
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Santa Ana, CA

Date Last Verified

May 23,2018

Posted on

May 16,2018

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Trial Paralegal The candidate will provide a full range of paralegal services to trial attorneys in all types of federal matters, including pre-indictment cases, trials, appeals, and habeas cases. General areas of responsibility include: assisting attorneys in all aspects of case preparation including trial and/or sentencing hearings; reviewing, analyzing, coding, and organizing multi- faceted discovery; assisting attorneys and clients with all matters relating to bail; assisting with material witness matters; notarizing documents; and maintaining communication with other federal agencies. An ABA certified paralegal certificate and 5+ years of paralegal experience is preferred. Criminal defense experience is preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with online research databases (i.e., Westlaw, LexisNexis). Must have experience in legal document management databases (i.e., Excel, dtSearch, CaseMap and similar databases). A notary license is preferred. Must have United States citizenship or be authorized to work in the United States. A background investigation is required. Should have criminal defense and/or public interest law; have excellent oral and written communication skills; have strong legal research and writing skills; have strong organizational and analytical skills. Deadline: May 25, 2018

Additional info

Send resume and a letter of interest, a representative writing sample, and three references

Company info

Hilary Potashner
Federal Public Defender - Central District of California
411 West 4th Street
Suite 7110
Santa Ana, CA 92701