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Title : Family Law Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # LSJQ808966

Family Law Paralegal Duties: Attend all Legal Team meetings. Provide litigation and clerical support to the assigned attorney. Manage calendars: including scheduling and tracking client appointments, discovery, court dates, etc.. Check court hearing calendar to ensure all hearings are properly noted. Complete standardized Dissolution and other court forms. Draft pleadings. Draft Client correspondence. Attend Client meetings with Attorneys. Meetings with clients and other client interactions. Transcribe dictation and discovery documents. Maintain organized paper and electronic files, including opening, indexing, scanning, concurrent and accurate filing, and appropriately closing. Potential client intake calls. Prepare and Respond to Discovery Requests. Requirements: 1+ year of divorce and family law experience in the state of Washington. Excellent writing skills. A desire to help clients. Excellent communication skills. Reliable and accountable. Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and supportive role. Strong working knowledge of computers and other office equipment. Proficiency with Word, Outlook, Excel, and child support calculation software. Plus: Advanced computer skills. Familiarity with Washington law, standardized Dissolution forms, and local court systems. Proficiency with CS Suite, TABS, and Odyssey. Litigation experience, a plus. Able and willing to work in office environment, complying with state and CDC requirements. Send resume, cover letter of interest, 3+ professional and personal references, 1-3 examples of writing sufficient to demonstrate your writing style and indicate your legal understanding/analysis of an issue.

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