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Criminal Defense Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 24, 2021

Posted on

Jun 11, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Criminal Defense Paralegal
The candidate will maintain communication with clients and provide case updates promptly. Manage attorney schedule efficiently (attorney-client meetings, court appearances, etc.). Process criminal cases for trial preparation including legal documents, data entry, and correspondence. Complete a daily court calendar, obtains jury panels, and issues discovery to defense attorneys. Prepare subpoenas and cancels subpoenas when trials are completed, dismissed, or continued. Enter revocation petitions and prepares files for court. Request criminal history documentation including national, state, and local criminal histories, booking photos, arrest records, juvenile criminal histories, and Bureau of Motor Vehicle records. Schedule appointments for defense attorneys to meet with deputy prosecutors, depositions, and pretrial conferences. Assist victims with restitution information, no contact orders, subpoenas, and court dates. Communicate with law enforcement individuals at the federal, state, and local level, the general public, and victims and witnesses in criminal cases. Perform a variety of office related activities to support Department functions including back-up of co-workers and front desk responsibilities that involve dealing directly with the public regarding criminal complaints. Process daily mail. 2 years of Criminal Defense experience required. Preferably bilingual (English/Spanish) with high proficiency. Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field required. Experience with Case Management Software required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Matian Firm APC
3701 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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