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Title : Paralegal

Location : Texas - El paso
Refer to Job # HKCG804533

Paralegal The candidate will assists with case planning, development, and management, legal research, interviews clients, gathers facts and retrieves information, drafts and analyzes legal documents and collects, complies and utilizes technical information, to make recommendations to an attorney. Compile and organize trial notebooks, exhibits and files and coordinate the scheduling of witnesses, assists attorneys with witness issues, exhibits and note taking at State Bar trials. Drafts formal discovery requests and responses, including special interrogatories, requests for admissions, production demands, deposition notices and motions to compel for the attorney, Analyze records and disciplinary files and make recommendations to the attorney as to the disposition of files. Performs legal research including statutory and case law and drafts forms, research memoranda, proposed rules, orders and other documents. Prepare summaries of depositions and court transcripts and witness testimony. Within the introductory period, obtain a working knowledge of State Bar Law, Rules of Conduct and procedures as they apply to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position. Knowledge of attorney client relationships applicable to the performance of major duties and responsibilities of the position. Principles of legal writing. Problem identification, analysis and evaluation. Principles of effective writing and verbal presentation. Business math for completing non-technical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Computerized information and database record keeping systems. Computer information systems, including personal computer applications, work processing and spreadsheets. Knowledge of Westlaw or other computerized legal research system(s). Possess visual capability and digital dexterity to operate a computer and other standard office equipment. Make fine visual distinctions upon proofreading written documents and viewing information on a computer screen. Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing. Digital dexterity to assemble, retrieve and replace files. Communicate by telephone. Endure prolonged periods of sitting. Speak clearly and articulate messages. Travel by air and automobile as required. Preferred Completion of an approved paralegal program Preferred Minimum two (2) years experience as a paralegal, Accomplished computer keyboarding skills are required.

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