Paralegal I
Also referred to as: Research Paralegal I
Requirements and Responsibilities
Assists and supports attorneys with research and document preparation for court proceedings and legal transactions. 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. Assists attorneys with depositions, interviews, discovery, and investigations. Manages, organizes, and archives documents with software tools and technology. Applies specialized legal terminology appropriately in documents. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically requires Paralegal Certification. Typically reports to an attorney. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.
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Level of Education:  Paralegal I Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Paralegal I Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Paralegal I Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Paralegal I Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Paralegal I Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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