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Title : Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Location : Massachusetts - Taunton
Refer to Job # QHXO863095


Opportunities for advancement Paid time off Retirement plan Paralegal/Legal Assistant Job Opportunity at Law Firm Law Firm is seeking an experienced full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their team. The position will assist attorney(s) by providing clerical, document preparation/review and research support services to the firm. This position requires a candidate who is reliable, punctual, detail-oriented, accurate, extremely organized, and can handle multi-tasking and prioritizing in handling assignments. The candidate must also be able to follow directions, work independently, and must be persistent in follow up. Job Summary: Job Title: Paralegal/Legal Assistant Salary: $50,000 - $75,000 a year Job Type: Full-time Location: Taunton, MA 02780 Qualifications: * Associate Degree (Required) * Paralegal Certificate (Required) * 5 years experience in a law firm with direct experience with civil litigation, employment and personal injury law matters (Preferred) * Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Case Management (i.e. Amicus) or similar software * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters * Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail * Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment * Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment Benefits: * Health insurance * Opportunities for advancement * Paid time off * Retirement plan Duties and Responsibilities: * Client management including scheduling appointments, managing attorney calendars, drafting correspondence, and other administrative tasks * Meet with attorney(s), clients via zoom and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects * File Bankruptcy petitions for filing and experience with ECF/pacer systems * Draft legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; file motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures * Prepare, organize, store, and retrieve case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items * Manage case files, ensuring that summaries are properly prepared and updated, litigation files are properly and securely maintained, and records and documents needed for litigation are collected and organized * Assist attorneys with trial preparation * Develop and maintain records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases * Document and verify expenses * Maintain and update law library or other repository of legal department books, material, and resources * Coordinate travel arrangements and reservations for attorneys and support staff * Ensure legal department files are maintained and destroyed in compliance with record retention policies and procedures * Serve as backup for office functions including answering, screening, and directing *** a year and a great benefits package, including health insurance, opportunities for advancement, paid time off and a retirement plan. The ideal candidate will have an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field, a Paralegal Certificate, 5 years of experience in a law firm with direct experience with civil litigation, employment and personal injury law matters and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Case Management software. If you are interested in this position, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements. Job Title: Paralegal/Legal Assistant Location: Taunton, MA 02780 Salary: $50,000 - $75,000 a year Job Type: Full-time Benefits: * Health insurance * Opportunities for advancement * Paid time off * Retirement plan Qualifications: * Associate Degree (Required) * Paralegal Certificate (Required) * 5 years experience in a law firm with direct experience with civil litigation, employment and personal injury law matters (Preferred) * Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Case Management (i.e. Amicus) or similar software * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters * Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail * Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment * Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment Law Firm is seeking an experienced Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join their team. This
 
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