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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

S. Dixon Law Offices, LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

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Family Law Paralegal Duties: Prepares and drafts pleadings, motions, judgments, and other documents in support of Divorce, Legitimization, Custody, Modification and Contempt actions. Manages and develops system and processes to track and produce legal documents and status of cases. Conducts client interviews and gathers applicable information. Serves as a liaison between the client and attorneys. Interacts with the courts and administrative agencies. Prepares and reviews discovery packages, including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories, and production requests. Prepares trial notebooks and provides assistance in trial settings. Assures that clients’ files are organized and ready in advance of court, mediation, or attorney meetings. Completes required forms such as DRFAs, Child Support Worksheets, Parenting Plans, etc. Performs preliminary legal research and other research in support of client’s case. Coordinates with legal assistants the firm’s electronic calendar to ensure organization and accuracy. Coordinates and schedules hearings, mediations, and depositions. Attend and contribute to case strategy meetings with attorneys and clients.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate will have: Extensive experience and advanced knowledge in the area of family law. Ability to manage case life cycle, from initiation to settlement/final hearing. Highly skilled in legal research and preparing legal documents. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. The ability to manage work in a highly organized fashion. Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel and Access).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
S. Dixon Law Offices, LLC
2860 Piedmont Rd NE
Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30305