Paralegal

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Location
Duluth, Minnesota
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 19.00 - US$ 23.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_40008
Contact
Kvale, Sarah, Spherion
Phone
218-722-8003
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Job Description

Spherion is currently partnering with a local law firm to fill their Paralegal position in Downtown Duluth! This is full-time, permanent position with working hours on Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Pay rate at $19 - $23 per hour depending on experience.

Responsibilities:
--Transcribe dictation.
--Draft and type correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents. Use document management program.
--Proofread and correct prepared material for correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and format.
--Receive and place phone calls, record messages, answer routine inquires or direct calls to appropriate individuals.
--Read, sort and appropriately distribute incoming mail. Ensure that outgoing mail is timely delivered. If necessary, route mail to specific delivery service and follow up on timely delivery.
--Manage mail that has been scanned by saving it to the appropriate client and matter number, and providing the attorney with information regarding what has been received.
--Establish and maintain calendar and deadline reminder systems; utilize master calendar system.
--Prepare and assemble materials, documents, and exhibits for meetings, court appearances and hearings.
--Open new files, organize and maintain all client and general files.
--Receive clients and visitors; maintain good public relations with clients; observe confidentiality of attorney client relationship.
--Make appointments for attorneys/paralegals as required.
--Enter time; proof time before posting; may proof pre-bills.
--Perform overload typing, filing, photocopying, or reception relief as time permits and as requested by other attorneys or the executive director.

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

Skills:
--Ability to proofread typed material for grammatical, typographical or spelling errors and proper format use.
--Ability to perform fundamental arithmetic calculations when verifying calculations on forms and documents.
--Ability to organize and maintain records and filing systems.
--Ability to transcribe legal documents, correspondence and reports from rough draft, dictation or transcription clearly and accurately and within a reasonable speed.
--Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.
--Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given tasks.
--Ability to present a professional image, maintain a positive attitude, be a self starter, take initiative, be dependable and take pride in work product.
--Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to professional communicate with a diverse group of people through phone, email, or in-person.
--Must possess ability to record, convey and present information, explain procedures and follow instructions.
--Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
--High school diploma or GED required
--At least 2 years of legal secretary, legal admin, paralegal or related work experience


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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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