Paralegal

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Location
Bismarck, North Dakota
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 20.59 - US$ 22.95 per hour
Ref. Number
S_38891
Contact
Mickala Pierce, Spherion
Phone
701-250-1111
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is looking for a Paralegal to work with a local client. The Paralegal is responsible for providing professional and skilled legal services in coordination with attorneys to ensure that legal memorandums, appellate briefs, motions and orders, and complaints are drafted and filed in a timely and complete manner; assisting attorneys in trial preparation, legal research, and maintaining department data systems.

Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree with a major in paralegal, legal assistant studies or pre-law and two years of paralegal or legal assistant experience that includes application of research and analysis to draft proceedings, discovery documents, motions, briefs and other legal documents

Pay $20.59 - $22.95/hour DOE


Responsibilities:
- Assist attorneys in the prosecution and litigation of criminal and civil matters
- Perform an extensive degree of research, fact finding, and analysis associated with a broad scope of cases
- Responsible for researching, analyzing, and summarizing federal and state statutory case laws, administrative rules, regulations, administrative and judicial decisions, documents
- Responsible for composing, preparing, and ensuring accuracy of various legal documents
- Assist attorneys in preparation for trial and preparation of trial materials as instructed by attorneys
- Conduct legal research utilizing a variety of methods
- Identify problem resolution alternatives and make recommendations to attorneys
- Prepare and ensure accuracy of legal documents
- Locate and assure availability of witnesses for trials, hearings and depositions
- Provide legal information through verbal and written means to staff and the public on matters as compliance with laws, procedures, status of cases, etc.
- Provide training and guidance to other legal assistants and staff

Responsibilities:
See Above

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Must have a Bachelor's degree with a major in paralegal, legal assistant studies or pre-law and two years of paralegal or legal assistant experience that includes application of research and analysis to draft proceedings, discovery documents, motions, briefs and other legal documents (Work experience as a Certified Legal Assistant may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis)
- Must efficiently operate a computer with knowledge of word processing and Westlaw software
- Requires knowledge of legal terminology forms and files
- Requires a high degree of written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to handle multiple duties and priorities under limited supervision

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
See Above


To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/bismarck
If you have any questions please contact Lora Sagaser at 701-250-1111

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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