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Paralegal

Company name

Strativia

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2019

Valid Through

Oct 03,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Location

Albuquerque, NM, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal
The candidate will review and evaluates case referrals to determine the need for additional information and evidence; and planning a comprehensive approach to obtain necessary information and evidence. Advises the ACE attorney(s) regarding the merits and weaknesses of ACE referrals based upon applicable law, evidence of liability and damages, and potential defenses. Helps the ACE Unit develop new referrals by ensuring a good working relationship with client agencies and the public. Receives and analyzes incoming pleadings and correspondence. Determines appropriate action and notes time limitations for responses. Prepares initial drafts correspondence and legal documents for ACE attorney signature. Prepares initial drafts of proposed orders and decrees for signatures of judges. Researches legal and factual issues and analyzes and summarizes the same. Use automated resources and technology for the development, presentation, and prosecution of federal cases. Composes original letters that require a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology, a.8., transmittal of pleadings, requests for extensions of time in certain cases, advising of actions taken or developments in cases referred by other federal departments and agencies, and notices to attorneys representing defendants. Scans/inputs and links case-related materials into an electronic database and manages that database. Manages discovery and trial preparation. Performs legal research using legal precedent, existing legal files, textbooks, legal periodicals, statutes and regulations. Has working knowledge of research software such as Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis. Assembles the physical files for new ACE cases by filing materials in chronological order, preparing and printing conflict of interest sheets for assigned attorney, and numbering the initial case materials and/or discovery. Upon receipt, sends additional discovery to outside parties as directed by the assigned attorney. Prepares ACE files for closing by putting the documents in chronological order, ensuring that the relevant documents are in the file, and preparing a closing sheet for the assigned attorney's signature. Produces a variety of written documents and materials utilizing a wide range of office software applications. For example, assignments may include integrating output from different software types, e.g., tables produced by database applications and charts and graphs produced by electronic spreadsheet applications, into word processing or desk top publishing text. Products include complicated tables, graphs and charts which may be incorporated into legal documents or courtroom presentations. Ensures all documents contain the proper format, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in related field.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Strativia
9701 Apollo Drive
Suite 231
Largo, MD 20774