Under general supervision, prepare and proofread legal documents, drafting contract language, researching legal precedent, investigating facts, as well as the development, analysis of rules, and adherence to policies and procedures. Regular contact with people in other work groups and frequently with individuals in internal leadership roles is required to plan, coordinate, or advise on work efforts or to resolve problems.
Education: High School Diploma
Experience: Five (5) years of paralegal experience with a law firm, including five (5) years of experience with electronic filing in Electronic filing in local, state, and federal jurisdictions (i.e. Clerk Online Resource ePortal (CORE), Electronic Case Filing (ECF))
An equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training.
A valid driver's license is required prior to employment and must be maintained during employment in this classification.
Paralegal certification is preferred.
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