Legal Assistant I
Also referred to as: Legal Assistant I, Paralegal Support Associate I
Requirements and Responsibilities
Performs administrative and paralegal duties for attorneys or legal firms. Utilizes a variety of sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, and legal codes to research and analyze legal topics. Drafts and edits legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, motions, and contracts. Conducts fact-finding, data collection, and analysis used to prepare statements and arguments. Manages, organizes, and archives documents with software tools and technology. Assists with scheduling and client correspondence. Typically requires an associate degree. Typically requires Paralegal Certification. Typically reports to an attorney. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.
Similar Jobs:  Legal Assistant III, Legal Assistant IV, Legal Assistant II, Legal Secretary I, Legal Services Director, Legal Records Clerk I, Top Legal Executive, Legal Records Specialist I, Attorney I
Level of Education:  Legal Assistant I Salaries with No Diploma, Legal Assistant I Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Legal Assistant I Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Legal Assistant I Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Legal Assistant I Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Legal Assistant I Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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