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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most.
Paralegal Assistant Duties: Assist attorneys in all aspects of the litigation and consulting process. Conduct factual and legal research as assigned by supervising attorneys. Organize and maintain paper and electronic case files and discovery material. Proofread, cite-check and Bluebook legal memoranda. File hard copy and/or electronic submissions with courts using appropriate software. Review, code and analyze documents in databases; compile data summaries; summarize depositions. Draft correspondence, declarations and other legal documents. Assist attorneys in preparing for depositions, hearings, trials and meetings. Uses Internet, databases, and other public sources to research companies and analyze current industry developments. Track, retrieve and/or compile appropriate laws, regulations, judicial decisions, related past cases, legal articles, and other materials as assigned. Researches industry-specific and emerging market trends to assist attorneys in business development and marketing projects. Maintain up-to-date time reports to ensure accurate client billing. Monitors and reviews periodicals, newspapers, trade press articles, websites, Congressional Records, etc., for current developments in the environmental field. Draft and monitor Freedom of Information Act Requests. Assists with preparing PowerPoint presentations, including graphics. Attends meetings and webinars as requested by attorneys. Indexes or enters documents into document management system as directed. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Paralegal certificate a plus. Some work experience is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Highly proficient in office computer programs such as Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and document management system software programs. Knowledge of legal principles and practices at a level normally acquired through formal paralegal training or its equivalent. Ability to prioritize, organize and complete multiple tasks under time constraints. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
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