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Paralegal

Company: Lyfe Law (formerly Century Park Law Group)
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Lyfe Law (formerly Century Park Law Group) is a 5 Star rapidly growing Personal Injury Law Firm located throughout California with its headquarters in Beverly Hills. We are currently seeking a Paralegal to join our firm due to the high volume of civil litigation cases.
Job Summary:
The Paralegal will assist attorney(s) by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; interviewing clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact checking; and trial preparation.
Paralegal Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.


Paralegal Duties/Responsibilities:

Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
Drafts legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures.
Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys.
Interviews clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements.
Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
Assists attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings.
Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Paralegal Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of legal language and principles, research methods, court pleadings and processes, and other related matters.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


Paralegal Education and Experience:

Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required; Bachelors degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred.
Paralegal certificate preferred.
1 to 3 years of civil litigation preferably Personal Injury litigation.


Paralegal Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.



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