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Legal Staff Paralegal in Saint Paul, MN

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Company name

Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Saint Paul, MN

Posted on

Feb 07,2018

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Profile

Bilingual Paralegal Duties: Help attorneys with anything from conducting client interviews and preparing affidavits, to carrying out legal research to aide in clients’ cases. Conduct client interviews to prepare affidavits. Gather and review evidence such as documents and information from clients, police departments, and courts. Prepare legal forms and applications for filing. Investigate and develop case strategy with the aid of an attorney. Draft motions, memoranda, notices, demands, jury instructions, questions for prospective witnesses, and other miscellaneous legal documents. Assist in arrangements for bond/bail procedures. Prepare cases for interviews, hearings, and trial. Maintain organized case files. Record all work performed on a case/with a client in case management software. Review cases assigned regularly with staff attorneys. Translation and Interpretation. Other duties as assigned. Administrative and General Office Support. Assist with phone calls and accept client payments and filing fees as needed. Inform clients of fees owed for legal services. Assist Administrative staff with special projects as assigned by the Owner/Managing Attorney.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Bilingual in Spanish/English. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to perform job duties independently. Set priorities and meet deadlines. Work carefully under time constraints. The ability to understand, implement, and adhere to the Rules of Professional Responsibility that govern attorneys. Must be fluent in both English and Spanish (written and spoken).

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC
546 Rice Street
Suite 200
Saint Paul, MN 55103