• Paralegal

    The Gertsburg Law Firm Co., L.P.A.
    Job Description

    Our growing legal practice is seeking to hire a Paralegal to join our team. You will be supporting our practice by preparing documents like affidavits and legal correspondence, as well as organizing and maintaining files. You will also be asked to file pleadings with court clerks and help prepare for trials by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as required. To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to multitask effectively and essentially thrive in a busy, team-oriented environment. 

    Paralegal Responsibilities:

    • Preparing affidavits, legal correspondence and other documents for attorneys.

    • Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system.

    • Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to talk about case details.

    • Filing pleadings with court clerk.

    • Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed.

    • Preparing briefs, wills, contracts, real estate closing statements, pleadings, appeals, and other legal documents.

    • Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to prepare cases and determine causes of action.

    • Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.

    • Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents and other data.

    • Calling on witnesses to testify at hearings.

    • Keeping law library up-to-date by monitoring legal volumes.


    Paralegal Requirements:

    • Certificate of completion from an ABA-approved paralegal certification program of education and training, or an associate degree in paralegal studies.

    • Associate degree.

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.

    • Strong oral and written communication skills.

    • Excellent organizational skills.

    • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.

    • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team oriented environment.

    • Office administration experience.

     
     
    Insurance, 401k, and other benefits available. All interested parties should send cover letter, resume, references, and compensation expectations to info@gertsburglaw.com
     
    We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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