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Criminal Defense Paralegal

Company name

Morton & Gettys, L.L.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Rock Hill, SC

Date Last Verified

Nov 28,2017

Posted on

Oct 11,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Criminal Defense Paralegal Responsibilities: The candidate shall review, analyze, and summarize documents, records, exhibits, discovery, depositions, and court pleadings. Track and monitor cases and documents for ongoing matters. Maintain attorney calendar for court appearances, hearings, trials, and deadlines. Prepare and draft legal documents such as notices, motions, briefs, pleadings, discovery materials, appeals, contracts, etc. Assist in court hearings and trial preparation including collecting and organizing exhibits, documents, and other materials. Serve as liaison between clients, legal counsel, consultants, witnesses, third parties, court staff, and other outside contacts. Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines. Establish priorities and work concurrently on a variety of matters and projects. Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism. Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimal supervision.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: The candidate shall have 5+ years’ experience as a paralegal supporting a criminal defense practice. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook. Bachelors degree preferred. Experience with PC Law and Federal filing preferred.

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