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Legal Staff Paralegal in Spokane, WA

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Company name

Spokane County Washington

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Spokane, WA

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Paralegal II The candidate will be responsible for creating and drafting various legal documents for the Prosecuting Attorney's Office, the Public Defender's Office, or Counsel for Defense and assisting Attorneys in pretrial preparation, trials, public hearings, meetings, or arbitrations. Researches case law and assists with trial brief to support case. Reviews pre-trial motions and requests for discovery from defense attorneys, prepares responses, tracks responses. Prepares instructions for submittal to the court. Edits and proofreads briefs and legal memos. Files agreed orders after completed. Assists in drafting legal documents under supervision of an attorney. Operates word processing and data base systems as required. Converses with police, corrections officers, agencies, witnesses, victims as directed to obtain pertinent facts. Interprets legal documents and explains legal procedures to victims, witnesses, and others. Assists attorneys with tasks as necessary for trial. Must have AA degree in Paralegal Studies or possession of a Certificate showing completion of paralegal studies from an accredited college and 2+ years experience in a position, such as a paralegal, with a criminal justice agency or law firm requiring legal research and related job duties.; Experience in a position with a criminal justice agency or law firm requiring legal research and related job duties, may be substituted, year for year, for education. Should have knowledge of: the overall operations of, and purposes served by Department; mechanics and terminology of criminal and/or civil litigation, including pleading and discovery tools. Deadline: 06/22/18

Additional info

Position #18-00150

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Spokane County Washington
1116 W Broadway
Spokane, WA 99260
Phone: 509-477-5750