Legal Assistant
Key West Criminal Defense
Remote
Posted ago
Key West Criminal Defense
We’re seeking a skilled and experienced paralegal to support our growing legal team. The ideal candidate for this position will use their work experience and organizational skills to prepare and maintain legal documents, file motions, interview clients, and conduct legal research. If you’re looking to fill an invaluable position at a firm and love helping others, apply today.
Responsibilities
  • Conduct interviews with clients to gather information about their legal issues
  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed
  • Draft subpoenas and coordinate with process servers
  • Work with lawyers to prepare for trial by conducting research on legal articles, preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, filing motions, and assisting with client meetings
  • 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
  • Candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have advanced paralegal education will receive preference
  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills
  • Candidates 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 preferred
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and talent for writing and grammar
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting

  • Power initiative, who anticipates needs and gets things done consistently on time
  • A high level of responsiveness both inside our business and with our clients
  • A results-driven professional, who gets excited about reaching and exceeding goals
  • Commitment to excellence
  • A can-do spirit, who is fun to be around, does not complain, make excuses or gossip
  • Poised under pressure and able to function at a high level even when things get busy by working together and communicating effectively
  • Our ideal candidate is a servant-hearted teammate, who must be able to run with assigned tasks in large projects and communicate effectively with our team, but also have no problem jumping in and getting his/her hands dirty in other areas in order to reach the goal

Compensation
$35,000
About Key West Criminal Defense

At Key West Criminal Defense, PLLC, we believe that the practice of law should be interesting, engaging, and fulfilling and that you should work with a team of people – who feel like a small family – dedicated to helping good people, who made a mistake or are wrongfully accused – get their lives back on track with their bright future intact.

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