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Legal Staff Paralegal in Tampa, FL

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Company name

Howard, Williams & Rahaim, Inc

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - White Collar Crime

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL

Posted on

Jan 31,2018

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Paralegal - White Collar The candidate will manage research sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, constitutions and public records. Will conduct and memorialize witness interviews. Investigate and summarize case facts. Serve as a limited liaison between clients, legal counsel, consultants, witnesses, third parties, the court staff, and other outside contacts. Review, analyze and summarize documents, records, exhibits, depositions, and court pleadings. Review, analyze and summarize third party and client documents, including financial documents. Track and monitor cases and documents for ongoing litigation matters. Identify, compile, and organize documents responsive to subpoenas and discovery requests. Prepare and draft legal documents such as notices, motions, briefs, pleadings, discovery materials, appeals and contracts, etc. Assist in court hearings and trial preparation including collecting and organizing exhibits, documents and other materials as well as preparing witnesses. Maintain current knowledge of local, state and federal court rules and procedures. Maintain current knowledge of law enforcement investigative tools and procedures. Conduct audit and financial investigations under supervision of attorneys, including the examination of books and records, computer storage media, and other records. Prepare concise and accurate audit reports by assembling, correlating and analyzing the facts obtained, and also prepare detailed charts and schedules as necessary. Provide analytical discussion with supervising attorney, and make investigative recommendations. Review, analyze and assist in responding to law enforcement subpoenas including the preservation and collection of electronic data, or production of electronic discovery. Provide witness testimony as needed. Conduct and manage eDiscovery. Assist legal counsel in the supervision and management of cases. Travel and support legal counsel in client matters including legal proceedings in other cities and states. Otherwise, assist legal counsel in handling client matters, responding to investigations, conducting internal investigations, and litigation. Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree preferred. Should have 5+ years of experience in paralegal field (preferably with some white collar, government or law enforcement experience). Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is preferred. Familiarity with basic law enforcement functions, including an understanding of criminal, civil administrative enforcement statutes and investigative tools (e.g., search warrants, subpoenas, interviews) is advantageous. Advanced computer technology skills including Microsoft Office 2013, PowerPoint, Excel Spreadsheets, Relativity data management and other document management and litigation support software is needed. Ability to collect and preserve electronic data and conduct e-Discovery. A Florida Registered Paralegal under the Florida Bar.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Howard, Williams & Rahaim, Inc
1801 North
Flagler Dr
Atlanta, GA 33407
Phone: 561-833-4888