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Contractor Model Paralegal - Senior Paralegal Duties: Provides assistance and support to the legal staff by compiling and coordinating the daily flow of documents and information for use in processing legal matters. Prepares, investigates and conducts research for new and ongoing legal matters. Organizes, coordinates, and tracks all legal files and documents, making them available and easily accessible to attorneys. Prepares verbal and written reports to assist attorneys in determining how cases should be processed. Prepares relevant information for inclusion in and assists with printing the legal department activity reports, as needed. Prepares draft legal documents, pleadings and memoranda. Prepares materials on training programs for management and personnel regarding legal-related issues. Assists attorneys during trials. Provides timely assistance to outside counsel as requested. Responds to subpoenas and requests for information. Manages deadlines and the case/matter calendar. Coordinates court appearances, depositions, meetings, etc., between employees and outside counsel. Develops, maintains, monitors and tracks internal legal processes and databases. Maintains confidentiality and privilege of all work. Participates in and supports privileged and confidential projects.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Associatesâ€™ Degree in legal studies or related field or Paralegal certification required; in addition to minimum experience, high school diploma/GED and 2 yearsâ€™ legal experience is accepted in lieu of degree. Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office, web-based applications, document management systems, legal research applications (e.g. Lexis), and general internet research. Verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex and/or confidential information. Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals. Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations. Ability to develop effective methods for proof-reading and quality-review of work product to ensure all aspects of work are completed correctly.
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