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Title : Legal Assistant/ Paralegal

Location : Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
Refer to Job # MJKF811945

Legal Assistant/ Paralegal Duties: Compile, proofread, and draft legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits, and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as trusts, wills, contracts, and real estate leases; and closing documents. Obtain due diligence materials, such as corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information, and securities filings. Gather and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation. Investigate the factual evidence of a transaction or case and prepare exhibits, charts, and diagrams to display information. Organize and track files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and discovery documents; maintain a case-management database. File exhibits, briefs, appeals, and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel. Complete administrative duties such as making copies, scanning, filing (and e-filing), answering correspondences and phone calls, scheduling appointments, and maintaining litigation calendar. Correspond with counsel, court, and clients. Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. Paralegal certificate with 2-4 years of legal experience in a law firm setting, preferred. Civil litigation and estate planning experience, required. Proven ability to assist attorneys and senior-level paralegals. Knowledgeable and proficient use of computers and general office equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to learn and use software applications (DocuSign, Practice Panther, etc.) Excellent typing skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to perform duties with deliberate speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision. Ability to maintain client confidentiality and safeguard all information. Must be a quick learner and team player.

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