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Title : Paralegal

Location : - Pennsylvania
Refer to Job # DQLA862565

# Paralegal ## Job Overview A Paralegal at a law firm is a professional who assists attorneys/s by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; interviewing clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact checking; and trial preparation. ## Responsibilities: - Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects - Drafts legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures - Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources to provide written analysis to attorneys - Interviews clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements - Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, and other items - Assists attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings - Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases - Performs other related duties as assigned ## Skills & Competencies - Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel - Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters - Excellent client service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision - Flexibility and ability to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands - Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines ## Qualifications - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience - Paralegal certificate is preferred - Minimum of five years of experience - Experience at a law firm or professional services firm is preferred - Proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook - Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly ## Salary Information The salary for a paralegal will vary depending on the law firm, the location, the level of experience, and the type of work. Generally, paralegals can expect to earn an average salary of $50,000 per year. Experienced paralegals may earn up to $80,000 per year, while entry-level paralegals may earn as little as $30,000 per year. ## Applying for the Position Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: *******@*******.

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