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Legal Staff Paralegal in Tacoma, WA

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Company name

Law Office of Jocelyn C. Stewart

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Tacoma, WA

Posted on

Apr 14,2018

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Paralegal and Office Manager, Contract Candidate will work with criminal defense lawyers to assist in military criminal law matters and on military administrative hearings. Will draft legal documents for filing, including requests for discovery, witness lists, motions, in addition to conducting legal research. Will call government witnesses to schedule interviews, will screen potential defense witnesses, and assist in gathering potential presentencing materials. Management of reports on three to four other attorney's caseloads, some invoicing to clients, and managing incoming new potential client leads, drafting retainer agreements from standard shells, conducting follow up on leads, and interfacing with clients and their family members, as needed. Management of attorney calendar and some travel arrangements, plus day-to-day office needs. Will carry work iPhone for issues that arise after hours, as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with 2 years' experience required. Knowledge of military law (the Uniform Code of Military Justice) is preferred. People skills are a must. Exceptional writing skills and knowledge of grammar are required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Office of Jocelyn C. Stewart
1201 Pacific Avenue
Suite 600
Tacoma, WA 98402