Are you a highly experienced family law paralegal interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity in San Diego? You will be responsible for drafting, formatting, and proofreading legal documents and correspondence, including disclosure packets, deposition notices, subpoenas, trial binders, and more; conducting client intake interviews; client and attorney communications; case and deadline management, including maintaining case documentation and scheduling; developing/ responding/ objecting to written discovery; scheduling depositions, appointments, hearings, and court appearances; managing the calendar using ProLaw; filing matters and documents with state and federal courts; trial prep and attending trial; calendaring; answering phones; and other tasks as assigned.
This position would be in-office full time and offers a competitive salary as well as a robust benefits package. If you are an experienced legal secretary / paralegal missing in-office interaction and looking for a change, this could be the role you've been searching for!
Preparing standard judicial council forms as well as other legal documents, such as notices, declarations, disclosures, memorandums of points and authorities, subpoenas, trial binders, and more
Handling filings, both in state and federal courts
Maintaining an updated calendar and scheduling for the attorney
Communication with clients, attorneys, and others, and duties common to such a role in a family law firm
3+ years of family law paralegal experience
Be comfortable with keeping billable hour requirements
BA/BS and ABA-certified Paralegal Certificate are preferred (but not required)
Strong computer proficiency, especially with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
A thorough understanding of county/state court rules, calendaring, and legal document formatting guidelines
Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail
Great communication and interpersonal skills with a helpful, no-job-too-small mindset
If you are a qualified family law paralegal interested in stepping up your career, please apply today! To see additional job opportunities across the country, check out www.specialcounsel.com
Equal opportunity employer. Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled are strongly encouraged to apply!
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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records