Davis & Crump

Gulfport , MS
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Legal Secretary / Paralegal

Davis & Crump
Gulfport, MS Full time
Posted on October 1, 2017

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

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