Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

The State Bar of California

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 28,2019

Valid Through

Oct 11,2019

Posted on

Jan 03,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 60120 to 80148 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Paralegal
The candidate drafts legal documents including formal discovery requests, notices, interrogatories, motions, summaries of depositions, memoranda, and correspondence. Assists with locating and contacting witnesses, prepares subpoenas, arranges for the interview and evaluation of witnesses, drafts witness declarations in proceedings and pretrial statements and assists with the preparation of witness testimony. Compiles and organizes trial notebooks, exhibits and files and other materials and documents. Coordinates the scheduling of witnesses, answers witness questions, communicates with witnesses regarding the status of their case/trial, coordinates witness travel and expenses, and assists with witness issues, exhibits and note taking. Drafts formal discovery requests and responses, including special interrogatories, requests for admissions, production demands, deposition notices and motions to compel for the attorney. Analyzes records and disciplinary files and make recommendations to the attorney as to the disposition of files. Performs legal research including statutory and case law and drafts forms, research memoranda, proposed rules, orders and other documents. Prepares summaries of depositions and court transcripts and witness testimony. Monitors and tracks criminal and civil cases in California and other jurisdiction; and investigate, gather and review documentation and information. Answers inquiries from the public by providing information and guidelines. Performs a number of other similar or related duties, which may not be specifically included within this job description, but which are consistent with the general level of the job and the responsibilities described. Must have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position. Should have 2+ years of experience as a paralegal. Must successfully complete the State Bar’s selection process for this classification. Certification of completion of an approved paralegal program required. Mandatory continuing legal education: completion of four hours of legal ethics classes every three years and four hours of general law classes every two years.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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