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Legal Staff Paralegal in Fort Worth, TX

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Company name

Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Fort Worth, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Legal Assistant The candidate performs complex and highly specialized support duties involving legal terminology and judicial processes. The Legal Assistants' responsibilities may include case preparation, which consists of preparing subpoenas, motions, and notices and conducting complex legal research. This position is responsible for preparing and requesting affidavits and assisting with hearings. The duties of the Legal Assistant will vary according to assignment. Performs full paralegal and administrative duties for legal staff in the Civil and Criminal Divisions. Conducts complex legal research. Proofreads legal documents and makes corrections. Gathers information and data and performs basic professional level analysis. Recommends actions and participates in the implementation of programs, policies or other professional activities. Prepares case files for hearing and assists attorneys during court hearings. Maintains and updates case and other files. Drafts pleadings, orders, notices, subpoenas, and correspondence. Communicates with various attorneys and appropriate staff or general public related to case information. Documents and maintains required records and statistics in case management databases. Ensures compliance with any or all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, policies and update staff on applicable changes. Interfaces with court staff to generate court dockets and schedule hearings. Gathers information for reports. Prepares and produces periodic management or special reports. Notarizes documents and obtain copies of documents from court as needed. Directs, assists, or trains clerical/support staff as needed. Recommends and develops departmental procedures as needed. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Should have Paralegal certificate, Associate's degree or equivalent work experience. Must have 3 years of Full-Time legal work experience. Specialized training in the areas of legal writing, and legal research is needed. Final Filing Date: 06/20/18.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s
100 E. Weatherford
Suite 301
Fort Worth, TX 76196-0201