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Paralegal Legal Assistant

Law Office of Michael J. Hemming
Pomona, CA
  • Posted: 13 days ago
  • $16 to $23 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

This position will let you work closely with lawyers, yet requires far less education, making it an accessible short-term prospect. If you have outstanding attention to detail and strong research skills, you could make an excellent paralegal or legal assistant.

The terms paralegal and legal assistant are typically used interchangeably, though there are some specialties in this area, such as a corporate paralegals, who focuses on serving lawyers who work with business clients.

Lawyers have a heavy workload with a broad range of responsibilities that they have to take care of. Paralegals and legal assistants are the critical right hand for these professionals. When additional information is needed, a legal assistant may prepare in-depth research reports, schedule interviews, and take affidavits. They will assemble filings so they're ready to go to court, maintain files and records before, during, and after cases go court, and communicate with clients as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling meetings, depositions, and interviews
  • Performing research
  • Investigating facts regarding cases
  • Maintaining client files
  • Collecting and filing evidence and information appropriately
  • Preparing and sending out discovery
  • Drafting contracts and other legal documents
  • Filing legal documents such as appeals with the opposing council or court
  • Taking and relaying messages from clients

Requirements:

  • Need to have a minimum of an associate's degree in Paralegal Studies. (Please attached copy of transcripts)
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish
  • Have some experience

Law Office of Michael J. Hemming

Address

333 W MISSION BLVD

Pomona, CA
USA

Industry

Legal

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