Paralegal
Carroll Law Office
Santa Rosa, CA US
Posted ago
Carroll Law Office
We're looking for an organized, detail-oriented, 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
  • Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems
  • 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
  • Perform administrative duties such as answering phone calls and keeping our case filing system organized so all documents are readily accessible
  • 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
  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and talent for writing and grammar

Candidates must meet the requirements of Cal. Business and Professions Code 6450 regarding qualifications to be considered a paralegal: A paralegal shall possess at least one of the following:

(1) A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association

(2) A certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semesters, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education

(3) A baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject, a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks

Compensation
$58,000 - $63,000 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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