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Legal Assistant

Company: Hazzard Law Firm
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Do you love digging into research and helping people? We're hiring a paralegal to assist our legal team in preparing legal documents, filing motions, coordinating law office activity, and conducting legal research. Applicants should be experienced, highly-organized professionals with great attention to detail. If this sounds like a job you'll love, apply below.

Responsibilities:

Draft legal documents, pleadings, and correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits under the guidance of a lawyer
Arrange law office activity such as drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
Hold client interviews to gather information about their legal problems
Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed
Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses


Qualifications:

Candidates must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate's degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor's degree preferred
Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education
3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
Strong oral and written communication skills


About Company:
The Hazzard Law Firm is a boutique criminal defense and personal injury firm in the heart of downtown Birmingham. We love helping people and assisting with their legal needs. The Hazzard Law Firm is the experience you can trust.

Keywords: Hazzard Law Firm, Birmingham , Legal Assistant, Legal , Birmingham, Alabama

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