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Title : Paralegal/legal Assistant

Location : Tennessee - Knoxville
Refer to Job # OUVE780650

Paralegal/Legal Assistant The candidate will be supporting practice by preparing documents like affidavits and legal correspondence, as well as organizing and maintaining files. 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. Will need to be proficient with Mac and Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel. Will also need to be able to multitask effectively and essentially thrive in a busy, team-oriented environment. Will be 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. Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed. Preparing briefs, wills, 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. Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, or an associate degree in paralegal studies required. Associate degree required. Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel required. Strong oral and written communication skills required. Excellent organizational skills required. 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 required.

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