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Title : Paralegal/legal Assistant

Location : Tennessee - Knoxville
Refer to Job # VHSK804283

Paralegal/Legal Assistant The candidate's duties include: Prepare first drafts of pleadings. Primarily, employee will be provided with a template (a pleading from a different case), plus information regarding the current case, then employee will take the newly provided information and insert it into the old pleading to create a first draft for an attorney to review. (Examples include fee motions, notices of hearing, petitions for probate, petitions for appointment of a conservator.). Communicate with clients, court personnel, and others to schedule hearing/trial dates, meetings, depositions, and closings; answering incoming calls. Manage, organize, and maintain documents in paper and electronic filing systems. File documents with various courts and Register of Deeds offices. Pick up and deliver documents in Knoxville and the surrounding area. Assist in maintaining the attorneys calendars and providing timely reminders of upcoming events. Provide general administrative assistance. Assist with case preparation for hearings and trials. Draft and proofread correspondence, pleadings, and contracts; review documents for important dates to import to firm's calendar. Possible legal research using Fastcase. Basic Internet research to find defendants for service of process. High school or equivalent (Preferred). Experience of 2 years (Required).

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