Family Law Paralegal

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  • Location
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Paralegal
  • Contract Type
    Direct Hire
  • Reference
    US_EN_66_872300_2859733

Special Counsel is recruiting for a Family Law Paralegal opportunity.  This is an onsite position for a law office located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The candidate should have experience working in a fast-paced law firm as a paralegal, preferably with 2+ years of experience supporting attorneys in the area of family law.  This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting multiple family law attorneys
  • Communicating regularly with attorneys, clients, courts, witnesses, opposing counsel, and others regarding case developments
  • Preparation of pleadings and legal documents
  • Preparing and responding to discovery requests
  • Demonstrating strong writing skills
  • Ability to manage high volume family law cases from intake through final hearing or trial
  • Managing attorney calendars and docketing important deadlines, hearings, and trials
  • Assist in witness preparation for hearings and trials
  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office with the ability to quickly learn other legal software programs as needed
  • Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree and / or a paralegal certificate with 2+ years of family law paralegal experience

    Employment Type:

    Full-time



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