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Litigation and Family Law Paralegal

Company: The Griffis Law Office, LLC
Location: Chiefland
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

The Griffis Law Firm, LLC has an immediate opening in its Chiefland, FL office for a full-time, experienced litigation and family law paralegal. With a one-firm culture committed to its clients, colleagues, and the community, the firm enjoys a highly collaborative culture in a familiar environment where individual contributions are recognized and valued. Our clients have local and national interests, and the work is interesting and important. If you are a service-minded professional with intellectual curiosity and excellent work ethic, please consider joining our team at The Griffis Law Firm, LLC. Compensation negotiable.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS

Perform complex paralegal duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and legal processes which include case management from inception through discovery and verdict.
Prepare, edit, and/or draft correspondence, reports, and legal documents
Prepare, edit and/or file subpoenas, briefs, pleadings, and other filings in state/federal court
Plan and schedule conferences, depositions, and/or meetings
Maintain calendars including court deadlines and appearances
Create complex database for documents
Maintain calendar of deadlines for discovery
Review documents for privileged material and prepare drafts of discovery documents
Assist with discovery matters and handle document productions
Proofread documents
Work harmoniously and effectively in close proximity to others as part of a team
Respond to inquiries for information
Other responsibilities as needed
Relocation required with assistance available to qualified candidates.

THE ESSENTIALS

A two-year degree in paralegal studies or NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants) certification and prior litigation experience is required; a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year college or university plus paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited program and 3 years of experience in both State and Federal Courts is preferred. Non-degreed candidates with 10 years of paralegal experience in the same or similar area of legal practice may be considered.
Must be familiar with the State and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, have strong organizational and communication skills, excellent writing skills and the ability to draft documents, and be able to work independently.
Knowledge of PACER, Word, Excel, Outlook, and other document management software is required.

Keywords: The Griffis Law Office, LLC, Gainesville , Litigation and Family Law Paralegal, Legal , Chiefland, Florida

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