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Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Law Offices of Adanna Ugwonali - Sandy Springs, GA

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




5 days 8 hours ago

Law Offices of Adanna Ugwonali

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Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Company Profile:
Ugwonali Law Group LLC