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Legal Staff Paralegal in Phoenix AZ

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States
Practice Area
Other >> Other
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File Clerk
The Clerk will provide legal and general office support to attorneys, paralegals, and other legal staff. Success in this position requires the ability to balance a variety of tasks with accuracy and proficiency while maintaining organization and attention to detail. Will be organizing, indexing, labeling, and maintaining electronic and paper files; locating and retrieving documents; scanning and copying documents; electronic document profiling; coding documents in databases; opening and closing files; data entry; preparing mail; basic Internet searches; assisting with preparation of documents for events, such as meetings, arbitration, mediation, real estate closings, trial; and a variety of special projects. May also perform back up reception duties as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Current or impending enrollment in or recent graduate from a paralegal program at a regionally accredited college or university preferred. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing required. Ability to work with and take direction from a variety of people, including attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries, managers, and other legal or administrative staff required. Ability to maintain confidentiality required. Ability to lift a 40 pound banker’s filing box, heavy binders, and push or pull a loaded cart required. High level of technology literacy required; demonstrated skill in the use of MS Office Suite, Web browsers, PDF compilation programs, databases, etc. preferred. Self-starter preferred. Detail orientation required. Team player with the ability to work independently required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with preparing mail and packages for delivery with carriers helpful. Strong organizational skills required, including the ability to effectively organize, index, sort, label, and file documents with accuracy and proficiency. Effective searching skills required, including the ability to locate and retrieve electronic and hard copy documents and locate basic information via the Internet, often with minimal information to start. Data entry accuracy and proficiency highly desired, including the ability to identify how and where to profile electronic documents and how to code documents in databases. Ability to communicate with attorneys, paralegals, management, and legal staff via email and phone and to proactively follow up as needed. Ability to organize and index electronic or hard copy documents and compile same into binders, CDs, DVDs, or other media, including portable drives in preparation for deadlines and events. Ability to follow firm protocols in work and administrative matters.

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