Job Details

Paralegal 1

Company name

Washington State Attorney General's Office

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff


USD 3612

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal 1 The candidate performs entry level paralegal work (e.g., analyzing facts, composing documents and pleadings, interviewing witnesses, etc.) on assigned cases or projects. This position provides paralegal assistance to support the division in its efforts to enforce the Consumer Protection Act through investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation. Collects, organizes and analyzes factual information and documents related to investigation, litigation, and enforcement actions. Documents may be in hard copy form or electronic form on various media. Composes, organizes, and enters information into computer databases; Selects documents from databases and other media using listings and other indexes. Identifies, compiles and prepares documents for discovery and trial. Composes legal documents. Participates on the litigation team strategy meetings. Incorporates technology into case management processes and case analysis. Manages litigation, investigation and discovery documents. Organizes and maintains litigation, investigation, and research files and tracks case status. Analyzes facts of cases and interviews potential witnesses. Reviews and prepares interrogatories; requests for documents, and responses to the same. Prepares questions for depositions and summarizes deposition contents. Reviews and summarizes documents produced through the Civil Investigative Demand (CID) process; develops and maintains databases for tracking documents and witnesses; tracks case status. Incorporates technology into case management processes and case analysis. Logs and assists with the organization and preparation of large volumes of documents. Logs, tracks and numbers documents. Utilizes document databases to store and organize litigation and discovery documents. Maintains document logs. Prepares document reports. Acts as a liaison between Assistant Attorney(s)General and AGO personnel, opposing counsel, court and/or judicial department personnel and/or members of the general public. Performs legal technical work in support of AAG enforcement, investigation and litigation actions. Checks legal citations for accuracy; advises attorneys of upcoming deadlines and special items needing their attention. Files and serves legal documents according to current state, federal, and local court rules.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have following qualifications:
Option 1: 2 years' experience as a paralegal;
Option 2: Graduation from an accredited two-year paralegal course;
Option 3: Graduation from an accredited four-year college and completion of a nine-month paralegal program or 1 year paralegal experience.
Option 4: 3 years' experience as a legal secretary and 30 quarter or equivalent semester hours in non-secretarial legal courses which are normally part of a paralegal course at a college or community college.CLOSING DATE: 03/18/18 11:59 PM

Company info

Judith Vandergeest
Washington State Attorney General's Office
1116 W Riverside Ave
Spokane, WA 99201-1194
Phone: 360-586-7691

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