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Title : Paralegal Assistant

Location : Alabama - Birmingham
Refer to Job # PELT705721

Paralegal Assistant Duties: Light research, bates labeling, flag documents, organize and index case files, filing, determine and calendar deadlines and prepare documents to assist attorneys and paralegals with matters. Conduct research and locate cases depositions, legal articles, reports, and various other information, including information required for background investigations. Obtain legal documents from various Courts and databases. Gather and organize exhibits, documents and other materials in response to subpoenas, discovery requests, interrogatories, motions for summary judgment, etc. Assist in preparation of various legal documents. Maintain organized files related to current and closed legal matters. Cite check legal documents in conformance with court rules and Bluebook format. Assist with court filings and service. Maintain current log of pending cases and court dates, calendar deadlines as appropriate. Develop daily report of current cases relating to specific practice areas. Review status and research delinquent accounts receivable. Draft memorandums and correspondence as requested. Responsible for maintaining central (on-site) filing room and sending and retrieving boxes/files from offsite storage facility. Will provide backup secretarial support to attorneys. Requirements: 3+ years of previous experience in an Administrative, Office Assistant or Legal Secretarial role. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Knowledge of basic legal terminology. Ability to read, respond timely/accurately to and organize a high volume of emails. Ability to work on multiple tasks. Good organizational skills including filing and calendaring. Ability to operate personal computer and other equipment in the office, including (but not limited to) multi-line phone system, fax machine, presentation equipment, copier and scanner. Proficient with Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Good typing speed with few errors. Excellent proofreading skills. Time management skills and ability to work independently as well as with a team. Availability to work overtime as needed.

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