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Paralegal - Direct Hire

Sacramento, CA | Direct Hire Position

Post Date: 08/14/2017 Job ID: 38535.1 Industry: Legal
We are recruiting for a polished Paralegal for a firm in Sacramento with an excellent work environment and benefits package. The ideal candidate will have their JD, but does not want to practice or be an attorney. The Paralegal will work directly with the attorneys and other paralegals handling cases in their day-to-day and pre-trial/trial management. Must have litigation experience and family law is a plus. This is a direct hire opportunity!

Responsibilities: Perform initial case assessments and investigate claims. Prepare legal documents; efficiently gather, organize, summarize and documents. Set up and maintain files/database. Create pleadings, including summons and affidavits. Heavy calendaring. Ensure documents are properly filed and distributed. Research aspects of the case for discovery purposes. Prepare written reports and correspondence. Draftlegal documents including briefs, pleadings, appeals, agreements, and contracts. Organize and track case files.

Requirements: Must have 5 years litigation/case management paralegal experience. Paralegal certificate required. JD preferred. Strong ability to efficiently analyze, categorize and accurately summarize documents. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Experience with family law a plus. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Must be detail oriented and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact professionally with clients.

Elizabeth Mann

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