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ParalegalLitigation

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Aug 10,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Waltham, MA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Paralegal-Litigation Duties: Responsible for preparing draft correspondence and draft legal documents such as motions, complaints notices, orders and other pleadings in accordance with instructions and prescribed procedures; finalizes and ensures timely filing of legal documents with the courts. Maintains proper scanning/uploading of electronic versions of documents in electronic system and indexing and filing of hard copy legal documents and designated correspondence in the litigation/hearing files. Responsible for performing research including specifically internet, on-line dockets, people locator services as requested or required. Responsible for communicating with clients of our company, court personnel, and opposing/debtors' counsel regarding the status of cases, and ensures that client vendor websites are reviewed and updated daily in accordance with our company and client requirements. May be responsible for preparing and sending outgoing communications via appropriate methods, including e-mail, USPS, courier, facsimile, and overnight delivery. Responsible for proactively monitoring and timely notification of attorney of scheduled events as noted on the Legal Department Master Calendar and on the Outlook calendar of assigned attorney, including monitoring dockets and court dates, and schedules appointments as requested. Responsible for preparing, updating and reviewing task reports daily and ensuring timely completion of assigned tasks. File and e-file with courts.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred. 2 years of law firm experience in litigation. Real Estate, Foreclosure, default industry experience a plus. Must have general knowledge of court procedures (RI, MA, NH); experience with local court processes and procedures preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required; capable of working individually as well as part of a team. Excellent telephone etiquette and command of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar required. Requires knowledge of technology, including common software platforms used by the organization. Strong Windows and MS Windows and Office (including Word and Excel) experience required.

Additional info

Ref. PARAL01447

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orlans PC
465 Waverley Oaks Road
Suite 401
Waltham, MA 02452

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