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Family Law Paralegal The candidate will prepare pleadings, motions, financial disclosures, settlement agreements, and other correspondence. Will draft declarations, answer and propound discovery, draft settlement and trial briefs, analyze financial records, and navigate through the local rules of court while keeping on top of deadlines. Have significant client contact - in person, by telephone and by email. Deal with intake of new clients, preparing engagement letters and handling retainers. Handle routine telephone calls with clients, opposing counsel, court clerks, court reporters, etc. Perform administrative support functions, such as taking calls, scanning documents, emailing documents to clients, maintaining client files, meeting with clients, etc.
The candidate should preferably have Bachelor's degree or a Paralegal certificate. Must have 3+ years of family law experience. Should have knowledge of family law rules of court and local rules and procedures for filing and lodging documents as well as filing deadlines. Sufficient knowledge of family law pleadings required for dissolution, paternity and restraining orders. Strong administrative skills and attention to detail required. Experience with iManage, Compulaw, Forms Workflow, Westlaw, and/or other comparable programs is a must.
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