Paralegal

Jackson, MS 39211

Posted: 10/22/2018 Industry: Legal Job Number: 240826 Pay Rate: $50000.00/year City: Jackson Type: Direct Hire

Direct Hire!! Seeking a skilled and experienced PARALEGAL to join a nationally, well established legal team with a main office in the Jackson area. In this position, you will help lawyers by investigating facts, researching laws and regulations, and preparing and maintaining legal documents. Organizational skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are a must. If you have PARALEGAL experience, this is an opportunity you don't want to pass up!!

HOURS: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

SALARY: $45,000 - $50,000 DOE

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create reports and documents for lawyers based on case specifications and requests.

  • Help lawyers prepare legal arguments, motions, and other case filings.

  • Develop and follow a case file indexing system that can be used as an active archive for all ongoing and completed cases.

  • Monitor changes to laws, guidelines, or regulations; submit reports on pertinent changes in law.

  • Utilize existing files and a variety of other legal research resources to develop information for pending cases.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Associate s degree in paralegal studies preferred.

  • Industry recognized certification from organizations such as NALA or AACP preferred.

  • Experience in using legal database software.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Paid medical, dental, and employee will pay small fee a month for vision. Firm also pays long term disability policy.

If you review the job description and the requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the PROFESSIONAL BRANCH. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-4200.

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