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Legal Staff Paralegal in Palm Beach, FL

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Company name

Sterling Organization

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Palm Beach, FL

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide support to a team of attorneys providing legal advice and representation to survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence or stalking. Will also provide support on projects a directed and act as a liaison between the IFP Project and WID staff and members of the public. Will function as a generalist and provide legal support across various tasks such as: drafting legal documents; performing e-Filing; performing records checks; preparing correspondences; legal research; building and maintaining databases and files; maintaining legal records; coordinating activities including subpoena requests. Keeping cases organized by establishing and organizing files. Monitoring calendars. Documenting actions. Inputting information into case management software. Confirming case status with attorney. Helping to develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case. Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact communicating case progress. Organizing trial binders, preparing exhibits and scheduling witnesses. Implement and improve upon administrative practices or processes for more efficient workflow.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Services or related field and / or certification or training as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant or Legal paraprofessional. Four(4) years as a paralegal or four years as a Legal Assistant is preferred. Ability to work with multiple attorneys engaged in the litigation process. 2-3 years of demonstrated litigation experience including proficiency in scheduling, preparing documents, and e-filing via FL E-Portal, maintaining case documents in case management software. Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills is required. Must be a team player. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such Word and Outlook; basic knowledge in excel. Bilingual required (Portuguese or Spanish). Must have excellent organizational skills. Exercised great punctuality. Approach assignments with high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Additional info

Work hours: Monday through Friday from 9am to 6 pm, with flexibility as needed to meet the needs of the clients and the agency. Submit resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sterling Organization
340 Royal Poinciana Way
Suite 316
Palm Beach, FL 33480