Paralegal Legal Assistant
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Ardelle Associates is seeking a paralegal to support the United States Department of Justice in Pittsburgh, PA.
Work closely with the assigned attorney or government official to provide required assistance and he/she is readily available;
Consult prescribed sources of information for facts relating to matters of interest to the Program;
Review documents to extract selected data and information relating to specific items;
Review cases for specific indicia and make recommendations concerning additional information which should be requested;
Attend hearings or court appearances to become informed on administrative and/or court procedures and the status of cases and prepare written reports concerning observations;
Communicate orally and in writing in a professional manner with attorneys, parties, court personnel and others;
Timely and accurately enter information into systems, including calendars, files and program system databases (ACMS, SARS, etc.);
Review, sort, deliver and save electronic and paper mail and other communications;
Assist with file creation, preparation and organization; and
Assist with preparation for hearings, including the preparation and organization of pleadings, exhibits, witnesses and other related matters.
- 2 or more years legal assistant experience
- Paralegal Associates or Certificate preferred - may be substituted for additional experience
- Federal Background Investigation required
- Familiarity with bankruptcy law a bonus
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