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Legal Staff Paralegal in Overland Park, KS

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Company name

SouthLaw, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Max 1 yrs required

Location

Overland Park, KS

Posted on

Feb 08,2018

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CASA Paralegal Duties: Prepare legal documents such as motions, responses, objections, and notices. Retrieve, review and analyze documents provided by the client to ensure their accuracy in order to prepare the legal documents. Documents to be reviewed may include detailed client screen prints, loan documents, or account statements. Research for missing information and documents, and request from client, if needed. Edit and revised documents as instructed by Attorney and Client. File legal documents with the court using the appropriate method for filing County. Maintain calendar of pending hearing dates, times, and locations. Prepare Attorney for hearings, receive hearing results from Attorney and Court, and communicate results to the client. Retrieve, review, and analyze all incoming mail received through the physical mail or the through Court’s Electronic Case Filing system. Make Attorneys and/or clients aware of any situation(s) that may require attention. Communicate, negotiate settlements, and otherwise work with opposing counsel on matters requiring you to do so. File Maintenance: Record all forms of communication from and to the Client by updating the Firm’s internal case-management system, CaseMax. Image and label documents necessary for document preparation to the Firm’s image center, PaperWise. Communicate effectively with the Attorney, Client, and docket clerk to resolve issues as they arise. Serve as backup to fellow employees. Listens and shares by providing regular, consistent, and meaningful information. Listens carefully to others and ensures message is understood. Ensures important matters are shared with all appropriate parties. Communicates in a clear and concise manner. Using appropriate grammar, punctuation, and tone to enhance understanding and demonstrates professionalism through body language, including eye contact and posture.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Paralegal degree or certification is preferred. 6+ months legal experience. Intermediate knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs. Ability to type a minimum of 35 WPM. Strong data entry skills. The ability to recognize and regulate your emotions and behaviors in the workplace, while maintaining the ability to recognize the ability to recognize others emotions and perspectives and take them into account. Having the ability to understand and effectively manage emotions to achieve a particular positive outcome. Decision making and reasoning: considers multiple sides of an issue. Weighs consequences before making final decision, makes informed decisions based on available factual information. Recognizes issues, and determines actions needed to advance the decision making process. Follows-up as necessary. Demonstrates skills and knowledge relevant to one’s own function or work group. Applies current best practices and discipline over specialty areas. Stays aware of major developments in discipline or specialty area recognized by customers and team members for functional knowledge and skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
SouthLaw, P.C.
6363 College Boulevard
Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66211