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Paralegal

SACRAMENTO, CA 95825-6505

Posted: 01/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Full Time Industry: None Job Number: 1644036

Job Description

We are recruiting an experienced and proactive Paralegal for a local law firm in the Sacramento area. The Paralegal will be responsible for performing a variety of duties including reviewing legal contracts, correspondence, and other administrative support functions. This is a great contract to hire opportunity! Pay: $30/hour DOE


The ideal candidate will have solid paralegal experience, advanced proficiency in computer technology/legal systems, and a strong understanding of family law.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assisting with various legal tasks, such as document review and production.
  • Word processing and proofreading of legal agreements, documents, and correspondence.
  • Compiling basic legal correspondence, forms, and reports.
  • Managing and maintaining the integrity and processing of court documentation.  
  • Updating and maintaining documents in legal database.
  • Manages and screens all forms of legal contracts and correspondence, communication, takes messages, distributes and/or handles mail/email.
  • Responding to internal and external customer inquiries in person, by email or phone.
  • Assisting the legal team with administrative support tasks on a day-to-day basis. 
  • Conducting legal research as needed.
  • General administrative duties such as answering phones, filing, and copying.
  • Other duties as assigned.


SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience as a paralegal or legal secretary is required.
  • Strong understanding of family law codes is required.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point)
  • Knowledge legal terminology, forms & documents, filing methods & systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong ability to monitor timelines to ensure timely execution of project deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently in a proactive manner.
  • Ability to efficiently analyze, categorize and accurately summarize documents.
  • Clear and professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle legal records and documents with confidentiality.
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