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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Years of Experience
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Paralegal The candidate provides day-to-day support and assistance to assigned attorneys, including case, secretarial and administrative support. Anticipate and prepare assigned lawyers for the day-to-day activities. Ensure all hours (billable and non-billable) are accurately recorded. Communicate in professional and respectful manner with clients, employees, attorneys, vendors, opposing parties and third-party providers. Maintain and hold in high regard all confidential information obtained through employment. Proven competencies in general computer programs such as Word, Outlook, Excel. Proven competencies in VF legal software programs after training and six months of service. Provide 40 hours per week of service, during an agreed-upon schedule of hours, evidenced by daily time punches (in/out). Report any and all anomalies, errors, or unexpected findings. Assist attorney with day-to-day functions, including daily calendar review. Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics. Understand the basics of court documents (summons, subpoenas, complaints, etc.). Make travel arrangements. Manage client emails and phone calls, set up conference calls. Process all incoming and outgoing mail. Draft documents and letters from existing firm templates; revise, edit and finalize same in accordance with pertinent jurisdictional rules and regs. Obtain documents from third-parties (title docs, supplemental client materials, government and court documents), as necessary. Correspond with counsel, court and clients. Assemble and file court documents, ensuring necessary checks are requested. Proofread all pleadings, correspondence and memoranda for accuracy. Arrange for process of service, as necessary. Assist with accounting and billing, or other administrative needs from time to time (reception). Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow. Preferred: college level writing, English or other communication coursework. Years of experience : in support staff law firm employment.
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