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Legal Assistant Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Indianapolis, IN

Date Last Verified

Mar 05,2018

Posted on

Feb 21,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Assistant Paralegal Duties: Supports assigned attorneys in managing their portfolio. Contested/litigation work, including drafting a variety of pleadings such as motions, discovery responses, and non-standard affidavits. Prepare litigation budgets as well as work with clients in providing case statuses as to litigation. Work with the attorney to ensure their hearing schedule is maintained, secure local counsel when needed, and complete any hearing preparation needed prior to the hearing date. Coordinate with clients to advise them of dates and arrange attendance when necessary. Obtain hearing results and coordinate any needed continuations or cancellations for hearings. Handle a wide variety of non-standard tasks; ad hoc work may require research, drafting, and communication with attorneys and clients. Assist attorney in managing their portfolio including billing requests, calendaring, client updates and other administrative duties as needed. Extensive communication with all parties involved in the case including courts, clients, defendants and attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor degree required and paralegal certificate strongly preferred. Notary certification is a plus. 1+ year experience in the legal field preferred. Self-starter, able to work independently to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Strong organizational skills. Detail oriented and able to handle time-sensitive and complex issues. Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal skills. Should be a motivated self-starter who is able to work independently in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills, have a demonstrated attention to detail and be well organized. Must be a team player willing help members of the team and enjoys volunteering for projects. Ability to handle time-sensitive and complex issues with superior time management and prioritization skills. Requires investigative skills, problem solving and troubleshooting to resolve case problems as well as meet operations needs.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC
P.O. Box 165028
Columbus, OH 43216-5028

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