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Paralegal in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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  • Experience:
    2 to 3 years
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Job Description

Job Description a) Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. b) Maintains the Managing Partner's, and other firm attorneys, calendar by planning and scheduling client conferences, teleconferences, attorney meetings, dispositions, couriers, and court reporters; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements. c) Support attorneys, law clerks, and or management staff by communicating and obtaining information and following-up on delegated assignments. d) Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. e) Assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trails, and conferences. f) Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and to determine causes of action and prepare case accordingly. g) Drafting legal court documents, such as briefs, pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as trusts, wills, contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents for review, approval and use by Managing Partners, and/or Attorneys. h) Conducting routine discovery in support of litigation matters handled by firmattorneys. i) Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case- management database.

Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential. k) Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job witnessaccomplishments. l) Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. m) Have a minimum of 20 hours of billable time recorded on Clio everyweek. n) Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a complete listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

a) Associates Degree b) Minimum 3 years' experience c) Paralegal certificate (preferred)