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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

Forrest B. Johnson & Associates

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Posted on

Feb 02,2018

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Paralegal Duties: Provide support to multiple attorneys within the organization. Must have five years’ experience working as a personal injury paralegal. Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation. Responsible for drafting pleadings, complaints, subpoenas, interrogatories, deposition notices, pretrial orders, and legal briefs. Attend trials, depositions and administrative hearings as needed by the attorneys. Collects and analyzes information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions. Coordinates the preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals and prepares expense reports. Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel. Records and monitors court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering. Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. Provides historical reference by utilizing Needles and retrieval systems. Maintains current client communication. Travel may be required to support the attorney during a trial or to assist with cases in satellite offices. Other duties as directed by attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Paralegal Certificate/ Degree a plus. Must have law firm/office experience. Prior trial preparation experience with a personal injury firm a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to multi-task while completing assigned tasks quickly. Detail orientated. Strong time management and organizational skills. Documentation and preparation skills. Ability to plan and schedule meetings. Professional and dependable team player. Self–motivated and a positive and enthusiastic attitude. Client Relationships experience. Prefer familiarity with Needles Case Management System. Microsoft Office Products and Adobe software. Ability to type 70 - 80 wpm.

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Hiring Coordinator
Forrest B. Johnson & Associates
1745 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30134