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Legal Staff Paralegal in Georgetown, DE

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Company name

The Delaware Attorney General's Office

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Georgetown, DE

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018

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Casual / Seasonal Paralegal The candidate will provide general paralegal support to Deputy Attorneys General in the Misdemeanor Trial Unit, Criminal Division, in Sussex County for Driving Under the Influence ("DUI") cases and other traffic matters. Will research, prepare and process legal documents for the Deputy Attorneys General and responsible for various paralegal duties in preparation of cases for the trial of DUI cases. Should be prosecuted, which should plead out, what specific plea offers should be on a case by case basis, which cases should be resolved by a trial, and try the ones that are not otherwise resolved. This position is DUI and traffic offense specific, and requires contact with police agencies to obtain documents necessary to prepare for trial. Responsible for intaking Vehicular Assault Second Degree cases, which are misdemeanors, but prosecuted in Superior Court. Entail meeting with the arresting officers, creating the prosecution file, gathering necessary documents and criminal histories, gathering medical records and any other evidence needed for prosecution. Should have 5+ years of employment with the Department of Justice in a similar capacity and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved, non-ABA approved or Department-sponsored program, OR An Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program, OR A Bachelor’s degree AND a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved or Department-sponsored program OR A Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program OR A Bachelor’s degree AND one year of law school.

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Hiring Coordinator
The Delaware Attorney General's Office
Department of Justice
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Fax: 302-577-5866