Paralegal Job Description Sample
Employment Law Paralegal - 1 Year Contract
Employment Law Paralegal
The Paralegal will provide administrative support to the Investigations Unit within Employee Relations Department, the Department's external and internal clients.
Reviews and drafts correspondence, reports, and other documents based on research of applicable policies, laws and regulations in consultation with Investigations Specialists and/or Managers.
Researches applicable state and federal statutes and regulations, case law and regulatory agency rulings, organization policies in conjunction with facts. Reviews applicable polices to determine compliance requirements.
Prepares investigations plans.
Compiles, reviews, and summarizes data and facts relating to investigations and other information as needed.
Analyzes and drafts responses to internal complaints, agency charges and investigation related discovery requests.
Obtains investigation documents and information needed.
Maintains computerized file database; tracks and monitors status of investigations and documents for investigations; notifies investigators of changes and maintains case calendar.
Responds to inquiries regarding status of investigations.
Conducts, under direction of Investigations Unit Specialists and Managers, party and witness interviews.
Assists with the organization of documents and files. Coordinates investigation related activities for Investigations Specialists and Managers with internal staff, Legal Department, external counsel and other external contacts.
Provides guidance to junior paralegal staff.
Performs such other duties as may be required.
- IF CANDIDATES DO NOT HAVE A BACHELORS' DEGREE (MUST HAVE 4 YEARS OF EXP. IN A RELATED FIELD IN LIEU OF THE DEGREE) PLUS 3 ADDITIONAL YEARS OF RELATED EXP PER THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR A TOTAL OF 7 YEARS EXP.
Bachelors degree strongly preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of related legal experience to include successful completion of a paralegal or legal assistant training program required or completion of Juris Doctorate program.
Experience in employment law issues.
Demonstrated ability to accept individual responsibility.
Demonstrated eagerness to learn new things and a positive attitude toward new challenges.
Demonstrated self-starter with a high degree of motivation.
Ability to work overtime when needed
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations within practice area.
Full use and understanding of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques pertinent to the paralegal field.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Access).
May have to travel to local offices for meetings occasionally
Litigation Paralegal Needed For Boutique Atlanta Law Firm!
Litigation Paralegal NEEDED for Boutique Atlanta Law Firm!
Paramount Staffing Legal is currently seeking an experienced complex litigation paralegal with a minimum of 3+ years of experience.Candidates must have the following:
You will manage your own case, participate in strategy sessions with the attorney and attend trial!!
Firm offers an excellent benefits package and salary.
For immediate consideration please email your resume or feel free to fax it to 404-760-4825.
For more opportunities, please visit our job board at http://jobboardparamountstaffing.jobboard.io/.
For more information on how to register with our agency, please visit our website at www.paramountstaffing.net.
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The Paralegal provides assistance to the litigation department. The Job duties would include variety of legal filing, service of process, assistance with drafting pleadings, preparation for trials, general office, clerical and administrative duties, phone calls, providing excellent customer service to internal and external clientele, and send correspondence.
Other duties might include assisting the department by maintaining files, databases, and spreadsheets. Assist with general office duties including filing, photocopying, and faxing. The successful candidate is time efficient, organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize duties, and adhere to company policies and procedures.
· Answer, screen, direct, and make phone calls
· Perform basic clerical duties that include: filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning, faxing etc…
· Call on vehicle repossessions
· Cancel vehicle repossessions
· Send legally formatted correspondence
· Keep detailed records
· Draft pleadings
· Manage calendar
· Prepare legal documents
· Communicate with the Court and other attorneys
· Maintain confidentiality and comply with company policies
· Maintain a filing or database organizational system
· Provide administrative and clerical support as needed
· Support the Legal Department
Skills & Qualifications
· Proficient in Microsoft Office
· Professional appearance
· Solid communication skills both written and verbal
· Resourceful and proactive in dealing with internal and external issues
· Ability to organize, prioritize, and work under pressure
· Ability to negotiate and problem solve
· Good command over typing at 60 WPM
· Establish and maintain positive and valuable work relationships with colleagues
· High school diploma
· Previous customer service experience
· Experience in collections a plus
· Bilingual English /Spanish required
· Training provided
· Compensation: DOE
· 401K with company match
· Medical, dental and vision
· Optional life insurance
· Paid holidays
· Paid vacation and sick days
Employees choose Lobel because of the work-life balance, positive company culture, reward system, benefits and flexibility. If you are an employee and you want to work with a company that is consistently growing, offers competitive salaries and benefits, promotes their employees, and provides a stable work environment, then you've found it with Lobel.
Collection Agency is seeking a full-time Paralegal professional to join our in-house legal department. Experience in collections or a high volume Plaintiff’s practice is preferred. You will work in a team environment under the supervision of two attorneys and the lead paralegal. Location is in Culver City near Playa Vista. To apply, please send resume and references via ZipRecruiter.
Salary: $65,000-$68,000 Depending on experience.
Hours: 8 to 5, 5 days a week. Overtime is not required.
Vacation: Accumulates after 6 month probationary period. Up to 2 weeks per year.
Benefits: Health insurance for employee, after 6 month probationary period.
- Draft legal documents for attorney review including judicial council forms, complaints, defaults, default judgments, simple motion work, discovery and discovery responses
- Prepare writs, levies and EWO for post-judgment enforcement.
- Prepare renewal of judgments
- Knowledge of basic bankruptcy documents such as proofs of claim preferred.
- Familiar with filing and e-filing in state and federal court
- Experience as a full or part-time paralegal
- Collections experience (preferred)
- BA or Associates Degree (preferred)
- Knowledge of procedural requirements for California courts
- Ability to handle high volume case load while maintaining a high level of productivity
- Positive attitude and willingness to take on new and challenging projects
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Legal Solutions
- Maintain confidential information in a professional and trustworthy manner
- Excellent organization skills
- Self starter and able to work independently
Located in the Los Angeles Airport / Playa Vista area.
We support our professionals with training, a close team environment, and highly accessible leadership.
Paralegal - Bankruptcy (Temp To Hire)
Paralegal - Bankruptcy (Temp to Hire)
- $13/hr during temp period
- $30-33K as a permanent employee
- Paid parking during the temp period
- Outstanding benefits once hired
Registry Staffing is searching for a Paralegal with experience working in Bankruptcy law used to working in a heavy caseload environment. This is a well established organization with a positive community image, low turnover and outstanding benefits.
The qualified person will be responsible for paralegal duties including but not limited to case analysis, case summaries, work as part of a team to bring cases to an appropriate resolution and assist in discovery; witness interviews and preparation; subpoenas and interrogatories; attend meetings, hearings, conferences, and depositions as required.
- Minimum of 2 year recent working experience as a paralegal in Bankruptcy Law
- Bachelor's degree, paralegal certification or equivalent work experience required
- Application and testing required
The Registry, Inc. is an Indianapolis based staffing firm, celebrating 35 years of service, that has been hired to identify and present candidates for the above
Successful Law Firm looking to hire Pre-Lit Paralegal experienced in personal injury to handle new cases from inception to litigation if necessary. Must understand PI process and have general PI knowledge, and be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. Must be responsible, efficient, and organized. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) is a plus but not mandatory to interview for position. Potential candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills, as well as client service skills, ability to have team first mentality, and proficient in legal software and all Microsoft programs. Please only respond with RESUME and if responsible and committed. If RESUME is not submitted candidate will not be considered for interview. Salary of $80k and will be discussed during interview. Thank you
We understand the physical, emotional, and financial problems that typically follow an accident, and have great compassion for those suffering through these circumstances. At The Berman Law Group, we will do everything possible to get you and your family through this difficult time. There is never a charge to talk to a personal injury attorney at The Berman Law Group. With our main office in Boca Raton, Florida, and numerous other offices across the state of Florida, we will be there when your family needs a personal injury lawyer. If you have suffered a significant injury, you fully understand the frustration that can go along with visits to the doctor, mounting medical bills, and physical pain. But if your injury – or the death of a loved one – has been caused by the negligence of someone else, you may be entitled to money damages.
Miami immigration law firm is seeking an Immigration Paralegal. Candidate will be expected to telecommute and therefore need not be located in Miami, FL. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of experience as a paralegal in employment-based and family-based immigration. He or she will have a strong understanding of the following forms and processes: PERM, I-140, E, H-1B, L, O, P, R, I-130, I-485, N-400, I-765, I-131, and consular processing of immigrant/nonimmigrant visas. The candidate must have excellent writing skills, including a mastery of English spelling and grammar, and strong communication, time management and organizational skills. The candidate must also have strong computer skills and knowledge in Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Dropbox. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor degree who are fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Additional languages are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter.
Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal
Please: Do not apply if you do not have Personal Injury Experience....this is not a "General" Paralegal position....U will NOT be trained in litigation
Plaintiffs / Defense Personal Injury Litigation firm serving the NJ and PA area for over 33 years. We have an exceptional team of Attorneys and Paralegals who have a management team approach to their case load. Each team has a senior paralegal often with 20 + yrs of experience. We will consider paralegals with less than 10 yrs of experience (but definitely more than 5)
Paralegals concentration must be in Negligence litigation (Auto, Fall, Med Mal, Work Comp, etc.) with a 75+ case load/yr. This is a firm that respects the abilities of its paralegals to manage, review and bring files/issues to the attorney with the completed task for review and signature....in other words, a paralegal who is proactive & timely on their files without the attorney having to always tell them what to do! (Attorneys are assigned to and manage all files)
Must be able to manage the case load and be self directed...there is NO dictation
Please submit resume, salary range and references
Cover letter must state why you are seeking a change in employment and what you believe are your strongest assets for employment
Additionally cover letter must state the # / volume of PI files you generally manage in the course of a year.
*The right person will be well compensated
*College degree a +
*Bilingual Spanish a ++
* Law Degree a + (however, if you are a recent graduate looking to get some experience while waiting for an attorney position, please do not apply)
PS...This is NOT a typing / secretarial position
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Family Law Paralegal
Well established AV Rated expanding Boca Raton Law firm is seeking a family law paralegal with more than 2 years of Family Law experience. The candidate must have knowledge of E-Filing and complex Family Law litigation. Position requires skill and experience with drafting of complex pleadings, financial affidavits, preparation of mandatory disclosure, request for production, and drafting of Subpoenas. Must have excellent organizational, writing and verbal communication skills. This is a great opportunity for the right person
We are seeking a LITIGATION PARALEGAL in the Mobile, AL area for a partner who does plaintiff litigation! You must have trial experience and be the sharpest in your field! The litigation paralegal works with trial attorneys and will perform many tasks during the litigation process; attend trials acting as an assistant to the attorney during the court proceedings and responsible for closing out the case documents, etc. after the trial is over. Looking for 5-10 yrs. experience at least!
Great firm, awesome starting salary based on experience + benefits! Please apply today!
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