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Legal Staff Paralegal in Norfolk, VA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Norfolk, VA

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Family Law Paralegal RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages a high-end family law practice to ensure that tasks in each case are performed by the appropriate personnel; to establish project schedules and milestones; and to ensure all deadlines are met, including timely filings with the Court. Performs work independently and takes responsibility for the varied tasks associated with multiple projects. Maintains a centralized data base recording the current status of each case. Coordinates the gathering of information, materials, documents, reports and evidence. Researches information from various departments and sources, including but not limited to subscription research services, the Internet and the library. Reviews and summarize depositions and other legal documents. Utilizes technical information to make decisions and recommendations to the supervising attorney. Prepares trial notebooks and organize exhibits. Prepares reports, correspondence and other documents. Interacts with clients in person, via telephone and email. Maintains detailed and accurate daily billable hour records. Goal requirements are to bill 1550 hours per year to client matters and collect two-and-one-half times annual compensation in client fees.

QUALIFICATIONS: College degree in a related field or Paralegal Certificate required. Must have 3+ years experience in family domestic law. Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to family law practice area. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. Knowledge of legal terminology and legal principles generally acquired through college-level study. Ability to perform legal research using reference materials generally available within a law library and/or electronic resource tools. Capable of dealing effectively with clients, attorneys and co-workers. Ability to manage multiple tasks and organize and prioritize workload. Grammar and writing skills generally acquired through college-level study. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Willingness to work overtime as necessary. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2016 (Word and Excel), LegalBar, and typing at a level of 50 WPM. Kaufman & Canoles is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) in all aspects of our employment and retention practices and decisions.

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Law Firm Staff