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Paralegal-/-Legal-Assistant

Company name
Law Offices of Adanna Ugwonali

Experience
1 yrs required

Location
Sandy Springs, GA
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Profile

Immediate opening for paralegal in Sandy Springs, Georgia. This office specializes in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Contracts.

Compensation

Commensurate with skill and experience

Employment Type

Full-Time

Sandy Springs area law firm seeks a self-motivated Paralegal for unique opportunity to work in a small legal office, primarily focused on personal injury and other civil litigation. The ideal candidate will be motivated and detail-oriented with stellar organizational and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated job stability and solid references are required.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with drafting, editing, reviewing and filing of legal documents (pleadings, motions, discovery, contracts)
  • Manage organization of all client files, including scanning for our paper-light office
  • Assist with preparation of incoming and outgoing discovery, including working with clients to gather information and documents and preparation of document requests to non-parties
  • Maintain calendars, including coordination and scheduling of meetings, discovery deadlines, court appearances, conference calls and client reporting; sending calendar invites and reminders; tracking deadlines and status of cases/matters. Includes reviewing correspondence to identify dates to be calendared.
  • Prepare checklists, timelines, issues list and document schedules, as needed
  • Review and summarize discovery responses and other data
  • Assemble documents for client matters; compile signature pages and exhibits and ensuring that final documents are complete; distribute same to parties
  • Assist with administrative office tasks

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years experience as an assistant in an office setting
  • Civil litigation experience required (but can train the right person)
  • College degree and/or paralegal certificate
  • Familiarity with litigation pleading and discovery document formatting and related civil practice deadlines
  • Computer savvy: knowledgeable about Word formatting; ability to Bates label and edit .pdf documents; Excel and PowerPoint skills preferred
  • Sound judgment and discretion
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude, and strong work ethic
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Ability to professionally perform Responsibilities listed above

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Sandy Springs, GA

Required experience:

  • Paralegal: 1 year

Company info

Law Offices of Adanna Ugwonali

Company Profile
Ugwonali Law Group LLC

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