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Legal Staff Paralegal in Clovis, NM

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Company name

Law Offices of the Public Defender - State of New Mexico

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Clovis, NM

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Legal Assistant - Defender The candidate will providing various support activities to attorneys in a legal setting including to determining eligibility for legal services in accordance with laws. Will determine applicant eligibility for representation, act as liaison for attorneys to maintain communication between attorneys and clients, draft legal instruments, assists in document preparation, correspondence and some investigative tasks. Spend significant portion of time assisting with legal research and other non-investigative support activities. Perform investigations in difficult situations and identify and describe legal problem areas in consultation with a staff attorney. Should have high school diploma or GED and 2+ years of work experience drafting and preparing legal correspondence, conducting legal research and maintaining a case management/tracking system. Must have any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling 2+ years may substitute for the required education and experience. Deadline: March 18, 2018

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Offices of the Public Defender - State of New Mexico
301 N. Guadalupe Street
Santiago, MN 87501