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Title : Family Law Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # QOIK833628

Family Law Paralegal The candidate will be working closely with attorneys and support staff to ensure an exemplary level of work product while meeting all deadlines. Managing attorney's cases as assigned. Drafting legal court documents, such as motions, affidavits, and subpoenas, petitions, summons, discovery, responses and other substantive legal pleadings. Assisting lawyers in the preparation for depositions, hearings, trials, and conferences. Drafting, managing, and reviewing incoming and outgoing discovery. Interfacing with clients, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel and their staff providing superior customer service. Coordinating and managing attorney calendars staying on top of deadlines. Conducting regular legal research including local court rules. Handling requests for information and data. Maintaining electronic and hard copy filing systems in a near-paperless environment. Maintaining a case management database. Engaging in team problem solving. eFiling pleadings. Assisting attorneys/paralegals as needed with various legal duties as needed. High school diploma or equivalent degree is required. Bachelor's or Associate's degree is a plus. Paralegal certificate is a plus. Should preferably have 2+ years experience in family law preferred. Should have 2+ years of substantive legal experience. Should have 2+ years legal office/administrative support, or related, experience. E-Filing experience with King and/or Snohomish County is preferred. Type of 55+ WPM is required.

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