Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Location: Little Rock, AR
Date Posted: 10-12-2018
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We are searching for an eager and qualified individual to fill a full-time position in a busy litigation department. Applicants must reside within a city limit to be eligible. Medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, etc. are available and salary is depending on experience; $32,000 - $40,000.

Position Overview:
The Paralegal/Legal Assistant will be responsible for working closely with attorneys on federal misconduct cases, federal employment discrimination cases, and other cases involving local government as required. They will be required to complete administrative and other duties as requested.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drafting and filing legal documents.
  • Researching and analyzing law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decision, legal articles, etc. relevant to the case.  
  • Investigating factual evidence of cases and performing client interviews as necessary.
  • Conducting routine written discovery including; interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and requests for admissions.
  • Attending trials, hearings, and depositions.
  • Administrative duties such as filing paperwork, answering telephone calls, maintaining and organizing reference files, etc.
Requirements:
  • Experience in civil litigation preferred.
  • Paralegal certification preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe.
  • Strong organization skills and understanding of importance of deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
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