Paralegal II
Also referred to as: Research Paralegal II
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. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.
Similar Jobs:  Paralegal I, Paralegal III, Paralegal IV, Legal Assistant II, Paralegal Supervisor, Paralegal Manager, Paralegal V, Legal Assistant I, Legal Assistant III
Level of Education:  Paralegal II Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Paralegal II Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Paralegal II Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Paralegal II Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Paralegal II Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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