Legal Assistant
South Atlanta Family Law
McDonough, GA US
Posted ago
South Atlanta Family Law

We're looking for an organized, detail-oriented, self-driven, and experienced paralegal to play an important role on our legal team. You'll draft legal documents such as affidavits, prepare briefs, conduct legal research for trial preparation, and keep case files and other important information neatly organized and easily accessible. If you're interested in advancing your paralegal career with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Assist lawyers in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence including correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits
  • Take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents
  • 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
  • Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems
  • Arrange law office activity such as drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
Qualifications
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • At least 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • 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
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Completion of a nationally-accredited paralegal program strongly preferred

  • Must have experience with Microsoft programs, especially Word and Excel
  • Military or law enforcement background preferred but not required

Compensation
$45,000 - $55,000 based on experience
About South Atlanta Family Law

We are a family law firm located in McDonough, Georgia. The firm (f.k.a. Alfred Law Firm), was established in 2010 and has been serving clients throughout the state. We pride ourselves on being on top of our communication with our clients and providing them with a personalized approach to resolving their legal issues.

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