The ideal candidate will be responsible for the collection and organization of documents and information from various cases at the firm. This candidate should feel comfortable relaying messages between various groups and keeping all documents important to the cases they are working on organized. You must have a professional demeanor, be articulate, detail-oriented with excellent organizational/proofreading skills and experience with family law cases. In addition, you must be familiar with scheduling and utilizing a calendar; preparing court pleadings; reviewing and preparing discovery responses, including financial affidavits and compliance with mandatory disclosure; and preparing for depositions and trials. You must be comfortable working with Word, Wordperfect, Outlook and Adobe. Amicus experience is also a plus, but not a necessity
- Review and draft routine legal documents
- Create and maintain case files
- Facilitate the meeting of attorney's deadlines by keeping organized schedules and providing timely reminders
- Conduct legal research
- 5-7 years of experience as a Family Law Paralegal
- Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate
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