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Legal Staff Paralegal in Minneapolis, MN

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Company name

Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota - Hennepin county

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


USA Minneapolis, MN

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate composes substantive legal correspondence; organizes, indexes, and/or summarizes files and other materials; obtains discovery, conducts legal research; drafts motions, memoranda, notices, demands, jury instructions, and other documents; gathers information from clients and witnesses through interviews and from documents; confers with clients on case status, preparation, and other matters; assists attorneys with analyzing cases, developing defenses, theory of case, and trial strategies; assists at hearings and trials; drafts questions for prospective witnesses; prepares witness lists; coordinates witnesses; examines physical evidence, tangible objects, photographs and exhibits; prepares trial note books; locates and confers with expert witnesses and resource people; conducts jury surveys; prepares and serves subpoenas; prepares diagrams and other exhibits; testifies in court; assists clients with arrangements for bail; acts as jail liaison; assists clients with post sentencing issues such as jail credit, work release, and restitution; monitors and reports legislative and case developments affecting clients; maintains brief bank; administers law library; coordinates activities of interns and law clerks; may design and present information for statewide training programs; performs related duties as required. Should have 4+ year of paralegal degree from an accredited college or university, or a 2 year paralegal certificate from an accredited business or technical school plus 2 years of approved experience as a Paralegal, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of the juvenile and criminal justice systems; good knowledge of relevant legal information sources; good knowledge of the principles of legal research; good knowledge of legal protocol, legal vocabulary, document indexing methods and document filing methods are needed. Working ability to use legal research tools such as statutes, digests, practice manuals and computerized legal bases; working ability to develop written and oral reports; working ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; working ability to complete assignments under time constraints; working ability to perform job duties independently, organize work-flow efficiently, set priorities and meet deadlines; working ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion; working ability to provide staff attorneys with a variety of legal processes is needed. Deadline: 22 June, 2018.

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Hiring Coordinator
Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota - Hennepin county
Hennepin County Courthouse
300 South 6th Street , Suite C-1251
Minneapolis, MN 55415