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Legal Staff Paralegal in Fayetteville, NC

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Company name

The Law Office of K. D. White

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law
Litigation - Personal Injury

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Fayetteville, NC

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Mar 05,2018


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Temporary Paralegal / Legal Assistant The candidate saves attorney's time by researching, obtaining, compiling, and preparing information. Assists with family law matters including drafting orders and scheduling court dates. Interacts with clients on daily basis in absence of attorney. Compiles evidence and supporting information by searching records, discovery documents, transcripts, libraries, and databases; interviewing clients, third parties, and expert witnesses. Prepares legal documents for attorney's approval and use by identifying forms and formats; producing text; proofreading; maintaining document control system. Begins legal actions by arranging for notice and subpoena service. Oversees cases by managing files and documents; coordinating with support services and clients, opposing law firms, and courts; managing court docket calendar; expediting paper flow; maintaining schedules and deadlines; generating status reports, logs, and indexes; processing settlement papers and payments. Prepares for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files; obtaining jury list and background information; preparing questions for jury selection. Prepares witnesses by detailing background information; interviewing witnesses; preparing interview summaries and statements. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Must have previous law office experience, preferably family law and/or personal injury. Must have Compliance, Research Skills, Analyzing Information, Dealing with Complexity, Administrative Writing Skills, Reporting Skills, Telephone Skills, Multi-tasking, Organization, Legal Administration Skills, Client Relationships.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Law Office of K. D. White
2018 Fort Bragg Rd.
Suite 108A
Fayetteville, NC 28303