Client Services Paralegal

Westlake, OH 44145

Industry: Legal Job Number: JR497178125 Pay Rate: $50000-60000 / year

Job Description

A paralegal's role encompasses a range of tasks to support attorneys and legal professionals in various aspects of their work. Here's a typical job description for a paralegal:

**Position Title: Paralegal**

**Job Summary:**
The paralegal will provide comprehensive support to attorneys and legal teams in a fast-paced legal environment. Responsibilities include conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, assisting with case management, and interacting with clients. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently under pressure.

**Responsibilities:**
1. Conduct legal research using online databases, libraries, and other resources to support case preparation and strategy.
2. Draft and review legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, contracts, and correspondence.
3. Assist attorneys with case management tasks, such as organizing and maintaining case files, scheduling hearings, and coordinating discovery.
4. Communicate with clients, witnesses, and other parties to gather information and facilitate case progression.
5. Prepare and file legal documents with courts and administrative agencies.
6. Assist with trial preparation, including preparing exhibits, organizing trial binders, and coordinating witness testimony.
7. Maintain confidentiality of client information and privileged communications.
8. Perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, managing calendars, and processing billing and expenses.
9. Stay current with changes in laws and regulations relevant to the practice area.
10. Collaborate with attorneys and other paralegals to ensure efficient and effective delivery of legal services.

**Qualifications:**
1. Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate from an accredited program.
2. Prior experience working as a paralegal or legal assistant preferred.
3. Proficiency in legal research methods and tools, including Lex
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