Job Details

Legal Support Specialist

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 22, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 04, 2021

Posted on

Mar 09, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 29046 to 42117 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Little Rock, AR, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Support Specialist
Duties: Reviews incoming legal cases and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance and prepares a variety of legal pleadings for review by the attorney. Processes all documents for court and legal action. Issues and processes subpoenas for witnesses for court hearings or mediation and processes statements. Maintains a schedule to monitor service of process, return of service and other time sensitive documents. Schedules hearings, sets case for court, enters case into docket book for court and assembles all necessary case materials for attorney. Prepares Answers to Motions and orders correctly and timely and routes orders to judge or opposing counsel when approved by the attorney. Creates, opens, and maintains confidential case files, updates narrative as case progresses and enters case information into appropriate database. Prepares, faxes, copies, files, and mails case information and documents, as needed, in a timely manner, following established procedures and protocol. Assists customers on case status, either in person or on telephone, and provides general information or routine responses. Transcribes hearings. Copies, files, and processes documents following standardized procedures. Initiates telephone calls to the respondent, defendant, attorney’s office, and others directly involved in the case. Conducts research and investigations as assigned and reports findings to attorney/judge in written or verbal narrative. Performs duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus 2 years of specialized training in the clerical or secretarial field; or 2 years of legal secretarial experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, the legal process and legal terminology. Knowledge of computers and software application programs, database management and basic accounting principles. Knowledge of office practices and legal research techniques. Ability to compose, proofread and edit correspondence, reports and other documents. Ability to coordinate, instruct and review the work of others as a lead worker. Ability to handle confidential information. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with agency staff and other relevant legal and agency contacts. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.

Additional info

Req ID: 2112

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
1501 South Main Street
P.O. Box 34047
Little Rock, AR 72203-4047