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Legal Assistant/Paralegal $22.50Hr

From $23 yearly

Mercer County Works

Last Updated: 10/13/21

Job Description

Provides secretarial /paralegal assistance to agency executives in legal environments who have complex program or operational responsibilities.Performs research, management, and case investigative work.Drafts affidavits, pleadings, briefs and interrogatories.Prepares exhibit books.Reads and summarizes depositions for trail use.Responds to plaintiffÆs discovery requests.Interviews witnesses and defendants to prepare for trail.Uses word processing system to key, proofread and edit letters, memoranda, briefs, pleadings, expense,travel and miscellaneous forms from handwritten drafts, dictation and t typed drafts.Takes and transcribes legal dictation.Types routine correspondence.Answers telephone, take messages, direct calls, receive clients and distribute deliveries.Performs other assigned duties such as mail, creating case files and filing, completing and maintaining forms, and making travel arrangements.Considerable knowledge of the State and/or federal court systems, of legal case management and litigation support techniques.Considerable knowledge of legal terminology, office / administrative management ability with a variety of clerical / administrative duties.Ability to use word processing software / systems.Paralegal training or experience.Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: 22.50 per hourSchedule:Monday to Friday



Company Details

Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Mercer County Works is the fastest growing, hyper-local job engine committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) as well as workforce re-entry programs.  At Mercer County Works, we help people get jobs through a dedicated job engine for Mercer County (NJ) and its surrounding areas.  How do we accomplish this?  Whether you are looking to build your professional profile (job...