compensation: $18 - $20 per hour employment type: full-time
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Paralegal / Family Law Practice / La Mesa Village
Seeking full time paralegal for family law firm.
Applicant must be a certified paralegal or be in the process of completion of paralegal certificate. The successful applicant will (1) be able to master court rules, calendar deadlines, and filing procedures, (2) have excellent communication and organizational skills, and (3) be able to prioritize tasks and work independently. The successful applicant will have a professional appearance and demeanor, as well as the ability to interact with attorneys, paralegals, court clerks, and clients in a professional manner.
Law Office is Mac based. We use MicroSoft Office, billing software (CLIO), and judicial council forms.
Desired skills and experience: knowledge in legal terminology and format of legal documents, pleadings, discovery, judicial council forms and correspondence. Ability to follow instructions and guidelines in order to make decisions and take actions if specific supervision is not immediately available. A sense of humor, ability to work with others and ability to keep calm in sometimes stressful environment. We are divorce attorneys and our clients are frequently stressed out.
Professional job duties generally include: opening files for new clients (which includes collecting information and documentation from client, working with the client to complete required disclosures, pleadings, and discovery responses), working with the client in person and on the telephone and via email, organizing the client file and folders, answering the telephone as needed, and packaging documents to be served, filed with the court, and transmitted electronically.
Please email your cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample that is your own work.
Job type : Full Time
Salary : $18 - $20 per hour
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