Paralegal Job Description Template

We have an open position for a paralegal in our legal team. If you want a fast-paced, demanding and highly rewarding career, this is the job for you. As a paralegal you will be assisting our lawyers in the performance of their duties. Some experience with general legal matters, corporate or criminal law is a must for this job. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also a must to qualify for this job.

Responsibilities

  • Research case law, statutes, published articles and summarize findings
  • Draft, review and revise contracts, cease and desist letters etc.
  • Provide assistance with contract administration, coordinate approvals and get documents notarized
  • Prepare reports and assist with the tracking of legal projects
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare briefs and other presentations
  • Assist with litigation, conduct interviews, analyze data and complete response to discovery requests
  • Manage and administer the legal docket system
  • Proof-read documents for errors in format, spelling and grammar

Requirements

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in legal studies from an accredited institution
  • 2 or more years of experience as a paralegal or paralegal certification
  • Detail oriented with very good research skills
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task
  • Some experience in drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Some familiarity with case management systems (CaseTrack, Onit)
  • Litigation discovery experience will be a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication