Our legal practice is seeking to hire a Paralegal / Law Clerk to join our team. You will be supporting our practice by preparing documents like affidavits and legal correspondence, as well as organizing and maintaining files. You will also be asked to file pleadings with court clerks and help prepare for trials by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as required.
To be successful in this role, you will need to be proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel. You will also need to be able to multitask effectively and essentially thrive in a busy, team-oriented environment.
Paralegal / Law Clerk Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree with a legal focused required, but JD or LLM is preferred.
2 years’ experience working for a financial services/collections department or law firm working with Creditor’s Right, specifically preparing / obtaining draft Confessions of Judgment and Default Judgments.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment.
Paralegal / Law Clerk Responsibilities:
Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence, and other documents for attorneys.
Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system.
Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to talk about case details.
Filing pleadings with court clerks.
Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed.
Preparing briefs, contracts, real estate closing statements, and other legal documents.
Investigating and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases.
Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.