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Paralegal/Legal Assistant Duties: Support civil litigation in a small 5 attorney business firm. Maintain contact with opposing party, counsel and clients involved in the case. Keep clients informed regarding the status of their case. Audit and edit legal forms and documents for accuracy. Schedule client appointments, monitor calendars, and keep attorneys and clients informed of scheduled court dates. Assist attorneys with hearing/trial preparation (i.e. preparation of exhibits, witness lists, status reports, trial briefs and other case-related documents). Conduct legal research. Perform miscellaneous job duties related to the position. Draft pleadings, including complaints, answers, orders and notices. Calendar deadlines relating to civil litigation. Draft discoveries and responses to discoveries. Preparation of documents chronologies.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: High school diploma required. Must have 5+ years of Civil Litigation experience. Certified Paralegal. Working knowledge of civil litigation rules relating to deadlines. Ability to proficiently research legal information. Must possess critical thinking skills, planning and organizing skills. Strong communication skills. Attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Proficient computer knowledge/skills. Ability to handle multiple job duties effectively and efficiently.
Company infoIsabel Covarrubias