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Part Time Legal Assistant - Palm Coast, FL Direct Hire

Location: Palm Coast
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

Short Description:


Assist with preparation of legal documents. Research background information related to legal issues, gather records and files, and put information together. Draft routine contracts or legal agreements. Retain files of prepared legal documents. May respond to interrogatories and coordinate requests between internal and external counsel.



Duties/Responsibilities:


?Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.


?Prepare for trial by performing tasks such as organizing exhibits.


?Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements.


?Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case.


?File pleadings with court clerk.


?Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.


?Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.


?Investigate facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.


?Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.


?Keep and monitor legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date.


Skills/Requirements/Qualifications


?Computers and Electronics ? Knowledge of office software including MS Word, Excel and Outlook


?Reading Comprehension ? Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


?Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


?Speaking ? Talking to others to convey information effectively.


?Writing ? Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


?Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


?Time Management ? Managing one's own time and the time of others.


?Active Learning ? Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision-making.


?Coordination ? Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


?Judgment and Decision Making ? Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


?Monitoring ? Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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