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Title : Family Law Paralegal

Location : New York - Buffalo
Refer to Job # DQHO862639


## Family Law Paralegal Law Firm is looking for a paralegal or law clerk with experience in Family Law. This is a part-time position for now with the possibility of becoming full-time in the near future. **Job Details** - Salary: $16 - $22 an hour - Job Type: Part-time - Qualifications: Family law: 2 years (Required) - Benefits: Flexible schedule **Responsibilities** - Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (e.g., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.) - Performing legal research - Maintaining attorney calendars and case files - Scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings - Serving as a liaison between the client and attorney, conducting client interviews - Preparing trial notebooks and providing assistance in trial settings - Preparing and reviewing discovery packages, including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories, and production requests **Required Skills** - Excellent interpersonal communication skills, capable of handling clients who may be anxious, upset, or distressed - Ability to communicate well with other professionals, such as bank personnel, healthcare providers, accountants, and financial officers - Competent and proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), E-Mails and Legal Practice Management software such as MyCase or Clio - Detail-oriented and be able to handle a large caseload **Preferred Skills** - Experience in handling matters in Immigration, Personal Injury and Estate Planning - Bi-lingual candidates with fluency in verbal Spanish, Hindi and Punjabi **Application Details** Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and at least two references with the subject of the email as "Family Law Paralegal" **COVID-19 Considerations** Scheduled pre-screened Client visits only, Common areas are disinfected/sanitized, Masks are mandatory. Law Firm is looking for a paralegal or law clerk with experience in Family Law to join their Long Island City, Queens based office. This is a part-time position with the possibility of becoming full-time in the near future. The successful candidate should possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, be competent and proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), E-Mails and Legal Practice Management software such as MyCase or Clio, and be detail-oriented and able to handle a large caseload. **Job Responsibilities** - Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence - Performing legal research - Maintaining attorney calendars and case files - Scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings - Serving as a liaison between the client and attorney, conducting client interviews - Preparing trial notebooks and providing assistance in trial settings - Preparing and reviewing discovery packages, including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories, and production requests **Qualifications** - Family law: 2 years (Required) - Excellent interpersonal communication skills - Ability to communicate well with other professionals - Competent and proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), E-Mails and Legal Practice Management software such as MyCase or Clio - Detail-oriented and be able to handle a large caseload **Preferred Qualifications** - Experience in handling matters in Immigration, Personal Injury and Estate Planning - Bi-lingual candidates with fluency in verbal Spanish, Hindi and Punjabi **Salary and Benefits** - Salary: $16 - $22 an hour - Job Type: Part-time - Benefits: Flexible schedule **COVID-19 Considerations** Scheduled pre-screened Client visits only, Common areas are disinfected/sanitized, Masks are mandatory. **Application Details** Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and at least two references with the subject of the email as "Family Law Paralegal" to apply. Law Firm is seeking a Family Law Paralegal to join their Long Island City, Queens based office. The candidate will be responsible for preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence, performing legal research, maintaining attorney calendars and case files, scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings, and serving as a liaison between the client and attorney. **Job Responsibilities** - Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (e.g., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.) - Performing legal research - Maintaining attorney calendars and case files - Scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings - Serving as a liaison between the client and attorney, conducting client interviews - Preparing trial notebooks and providing assistance in trial settings - Preparing and reviewing discovery packages
 
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