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Legal Staff Paralegal in Cary, NC

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Company name

Montgomery Family Law

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Cary, NC

Posted on

Jan 24,2018

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Family Law Paralegal Responsibilities : Will maintain a professional appearance and positive persona at all times. Calendar and continuously manage hearing dates, case deadlines, and to-do items through case management software (Amicus Attorney). Coordinate and schedule client meetings and attorney telephone conferences. Review and prepare financial disclosure documents. Gather, organize, and serve discovery and other pertinent documents. Draft, proofread, edit and revise: separation agreements, pleadings, motions, cover sheets, and correspondence. Frequent communication with clients, opposing counsels’ offices, and Wake County Family Court representatives by e-mail and telephone. Help prepare clients and clients’ files for mediations, depositions, and court hearings. Prepare trial exhibit notebooks. Prepare pleadings index binders. Enter the own billable time into billing system (Timeslips). Handle confidential internal and external matters. Answer incoming calls as needed to assist the office administrator. Accept and process client payments as needed to assist the office administrator. Process incoming mail & e-mail as needed to assist the Office Administrator. Various other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : Must have a Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Associate’s Degree required. Certificate from an ABA-Certified Paralegal Program preferred. Minimum of 3 years’ paralegal experience (family law experience preferred). Strong proficiency in or ability to quickly learn the Tenth Judicial District Family Court Rules, as they pertain to calendaring, procedural motions, and financial disclosures. Must possess a strong work ethic. Ability to multitask and willingness to take initiative. Must be detail oriented. Superior organizational and time management skills. Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and to meet deadlines. Ability to work proficiently during periods of stress. Excellent writing and communication skills. Experience in the use of time keeping (Timeslips) and case management software (Amicus Attorney). Must possess excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat (proficiency with QuickBooks preferred).

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Montgomery Family Law
590 New Waverly Place
Suite 110 , P.O. Box 1325
Cary, NC 27512-1325