Job Details

Paralegal / Legal Assistant AG

Company name

Ohio Office of the Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 25,2019

Valid Through

Jul 08,2019

Posted on

Feb 26,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 19 to 23 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Springfield, OH, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant 1-AG
The candidate will provide paralegal support to the AGO's Public Records Unit and will also provide litigation support to the attorneys in the Constitutional Offices Section while working in a collaborative team environment. Researches federal and/or state statutes, recorded judicial decisions and other legal sources and reference materials in order to prepare responses to inquiries, complaints, claims and legal and/or administrative procedural issues to assist section attorneys. Performs Internet and other computer-assisted searches for information and documents. Assists in the preparation and presentation of cases in litigation, including document review, verification and organization. Helps prepare and respond to discovery requests and public records requests. Contacts opposing counsel or court/board personnel as may be necessary to assist in case preparation and presentation of cases. Assesses, logs and indexes incoming and outgoing electronic and paper document productions. Uses document management software to prepare legal correspondence; uses case management software. Drafts legal briefs and memoranda, contracts, pleadings, motions, affidavits, legislation, rules and/or regulations. Prepares case summaries, legal documents and reports for review, approval and signature of and/or use by section attorneys. Maintains case calendars and case files. Manually and/or electronically files legal documents with court on behalf of attorneys. Responds to general inquiries. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have successful completion of certificated program for paralegal or legal assistant, Or successful completion of 12 months of education from an accredited law school, Or 24 months paid work experience as paralegal/legal assistant, Or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above. Must have been in their current positions for at least 12 months in order to be eligible for consideration.

Additional info

Reference: AGO # 19-02-008.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ohio Office of the Attorney General
130 N. Fountain Avenue
Springfield, OH 45502

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