Experienced Paralegal
Carroll Law Office
Santa Rosa, CA US
Posted ago
Carroll Law Office

Carroll Law Office is a growing 4 attorney, highly effective law firm with diverse knowledge and decades of experience driving a cooperative, flexible, and results-driven atmosphere!

If you're interested in advancing your paralegal career with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you! Take it from our Principal Attorney- James Carroll. Prior to becoming an attorney, James worked as a paralegal for several well-known attorneys. By the time he had graduated from law school, he had already represented hundreds of clients in many different courts of law.

We are currently looking to fill an opening for the right Paralegal to join our Firm! It is required that you have an ABA-approved paralegal certificate, 3+ years of experience in family law, and the desire to thrive and grow with our team! We offer competitive pay, paid time off, paid holidays, and there is always room for growth at Carroll Law Office. This is a non-exempt position, meaning that you will be paid overtime if you work more than 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week.

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Responsibilities
  • Coordinate law office activity, including the drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
  • Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses
  • Perform administrative duties such as answering phone calls and keeping our case filing system organized so all documents are readily accessible
  • Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems
  • Assist lawyers in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence including correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits
Qualifications
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • Talented communicator and writer
  • Must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting

  • Experience with Case Management software and Microsoft Business Applications is strongly preferred
  • You MUST have experience working in a Family Law Office setting. We occasionally can train the right employee but now is not that time

Compensation
$60,000 - $90,000 yearly
About Carroll Law Office

Carroll Law Office is a small but growing law firm based in Santa Rosa. We champion our client's rights in complex divorce cases and protect parents' rights in the most important issue: child custody and visitation.

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