Paralegal - Family Law

Special Counsel is currently recruiting a Family Law Paralegal for the Minneapolis office of a Regional law firm.  

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and drafting motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (e.g., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.)
  • Performing legal research
  • Communicating with clients
  • Maintaining attorney calendars and case files
  • Scheduling appointments, court appearances, and mediation/deposition hearings
  • Serving as a liaison between the client and attorney, conducting client interviews
  • Preparing trial notebooks and providing assistance in trial settings
  • Preparing and reviewing discovery packages, including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories, and production requests
  • Family law often involves emotionally charged issues such as child custody, child support and division of assets, the paralegal must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and must be capable of handling clients who may be anxious, upset, or distressed. In addition, the ability to communicate well with other professionals, such as bank personnel, healthcare providers, accountants, and financial officers is a must.

    Would you like to learn more about the Family Law Paralegal position that Special Counsel has available in Minneapolis, MN?  If so, then please submit your resume below.  Or, visit our website at www.specialcounsel.com to apply or consider other available opportunities with us.  Please follow me on Twitter @cherylnjacobs for additional career opportunities. 



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