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Title : Paralegal/legal Assistant

Location : Michigan - Detroit
Refer to Job # DLPO826159

Paralegal/Legal Assistant Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook Detroit, MI 48226 $13 - $28 an hour - Full-time Job details Salary $13 - $28 an hour Job Type Full-time Number of hires for this role On-going need to fill this role Qualifications Associate (Required) Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required) Paralegal Certificate (Preferred) Full Job Description Paralegal - Detroit Office Kitch Attorneys & Counselors is looking for motivated and hardworking individuals to join our defense-oriented firm as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal. Candidates will be supporting our practice by preparing documents like affidavits and legal correspondence, as well as organizing and maintaining files and attorney schedules. 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 and willing to learn our document management system. You will also need to be able to multitask effectively and thrive in a busy, team-oriented environment. Strong time management and organization is a must. Paralegal 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 clerk Schedule meetings and depositions, keeping attorney schedules efficient and up-to-date Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed Preparing briefs, wills, contracts, real estate closing statements, pleadings, appeals, and other legal documents Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases and determine causes of action Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents and other data Calling on witnesses to testify at hearings Keeping law library up-to-date by monitoring legal volumes Paralegal Requirements: Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, or an associate degree in paralegal studies, or paralegal experience Minimum of Associate degree Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel Strong oral and written communication skills Excellent organizational 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 Office administration experience Job Type: Full-time Pay: $13.00 - $28.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations: All staff required to wear mask when away from workspace. Social distancing encouraged. Hand sanitizer provided. Ability to commute/relocate: Detroit, MI 48226: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Education: Associate (Required) Experience: Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required) License/Certification: Paralegal Certificate (Preferred) Work Location: One location Work Remotely: No Work Location: One location Just posted If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process. Paralegal Assistant jobs in Detroit, MI Paralegal Assistant salaries in Detroit, MI

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