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Legal Staff Paralegal in Sacramento, CA

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Company name

Sacramento County

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Sacramento, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will manage under the direction and supervision of a licensed attorney, performs legal tasks assisting the attorney in preparing legal documents, and other legal services.Must have knowledge of: Mechanics of legal research; Types and functions of pleadings associated with lawsuits; Governmental process, in particular the judicial branch, court system and administrative process; Civil procedures and Rules of the Court; Legal terminology; Principles of correct and accepted grammar, punctuation and spelling; Fundamentals of procedural and substantive due process of law. Should have ability to: Read and understand statutes, court decisions, and other legal documents; Work independently to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines and follow up on assignments; Identify legal parties in compliance with statutory requirements; Read with comprehension and understanding; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Reason and analyze situations logically and accurately; Compose explanatory memoranda and business correspondence; Learn fundamental legal principles applicable to particular types of lawsuits; Learn legal principles applicable to particular types of lawsuits; Identify and apply relevant facts related to legal principles of due process; Use computerized legal research programs; Operate various office equipment including computer hardware and software; Work cooperatively with a variety of groups and individuals. Should possess a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. Must possess a certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a post secondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education. Should possess a baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject and a minimum of 1 year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding 3+ years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks is needed. Possess a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma and a minimum of 3+ years of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks are needed. Note: This is probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Deadline: March 19, 2018

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sacramento County
901 H Street
Suite 407
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-874-5593