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Legal Staff Paralegal in Merrillville, IN

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Company name

Blitt & Gaines P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Merrillville, IN

Date Last Verified

Mar 05,2018

Posted on

Feb 21,2018

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Legal Assistant Duties: Provide general office support for litigation attorneys. Format, proofread, and finalize detailed correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents; prepare and finalize basic correspondence and other documents as necessary. Take responsibility for formatting, consistency and accuracy on documents. Establish and maintain paper and electronic filing systems; classify, sort and file correspondence, records and other documents. File pleadings in state trial courts (Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court, or Federal Court if necessary); communicate with court staff, as necessary, keep current with changes in court rules and filing procedures. Ensures accuracy in the system. Perform general research and support activities to assist attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have work experience in an office environment and be comfortable working with the computer. High level or proficiency with word/wordperfect and Outlook, experienced with Excel. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and administrative skills. Excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi-task. Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure. Must possess a willingness to learn and exhibit flexibility in a fast paced environment. Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as to work independently.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Blitt & Gaines P.C.
8500 Keystone Crossing
Suite 555
Indianapolis, IN 46240