Legal Secretary / ParalegalDavis & Crump
Legal Secretary / Paralegal
Expanding law firm in Gulfport accepting applications for legal secretary/paralegal positions.
Some litigation experience required.
Competitive benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.
Paralegal Job Duties:
Performs research on applicable regulations, laws, and legal scholarship
Discovers facts of case
Collects and organises evidence and other important papers for lawyers to review
Keeps client files organised and up to date in paper and/or electronic format
Drafts formal legal documents, such as contracts and pleadings, as well as correspondence with clients and other parties
Prepares reports for lawyers in anticipation of trial
Gathers formal statements from parties and witnesses for use in court
Assists during trial by taking notes, preparing exhibits, and reading court transcripts
Files documents, such as briefs and appeals, with court and other parties
Arranges meetings and depositions with clients, witnesses, and other lawyers
Contacts clients to investigate the case and keep them apprised of the case's status
Attends to basic clerical tasks, such as photocopying, making and receiving phone calls, and fielding correspondence