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Located in Shreveport, LA

Salary: 14.00/hr

Our client is looking for a self motivated Paralegal to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management and help with matters. You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.

Strong Admin Experience

Paralegal Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses, banks, opposing parties.
  • Administratively support and attend proceedings
  • Draft contracts, agreements, forms with supervision
  • Draft letters and correspondence
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Conduct investigations and statistical/documentary research
  • Locate and develop case relevant information
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars
  • Assist with billing and invoicing

Paralegal Skills

  • Proven working experience as legal assistant or legal secretary or paralegal
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of case management software preferable but not required
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
  • Legal Assistant certification or diploma preferable but not required.

Paralegal Experience:

  • litigation: 1 year (Required)
  • Legal Services: 1 year (Required)

 

Call our office today (318)226-8777 for an immediate interview to see if this is the position for you.  

 

 

Express Office: Shreveport
1409 East 70th Street
Suite 120
Shreveport, LA 71105
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