Legal Assistant - Paralegal

Solon, OH 44139

Posted: 04/11/2019 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Job Category: Legal Job Number: 01 - 145863 nw Pay Rate: Pay commensurate with experience

This small, fast-paced, high-volume legal firm is seeking a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to support attorneys in their Litigation-based practice.  Work hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Responsibilities:

  • Type letters, pleadings, discovery requests, memos, subpoenas, deposition digests, discovery logs, etc.
  • Prepare documents for paper and electronic filing and service
  • Timeslip dictation and entries
  • Client billing
  • Update and maintain calendar for client appointments, court dates, trials, depositions, and due dates
  • Perform internet research

Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with discovery, pleasing, court filings, and litigation processes
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Timeslips, and digital dictating equipment
  • Must be able to type at least 60 wpm and pass a spelling and grammar test
  • Must have a high energy level with an eye for detail
  • Must be able to work independently once job responsibilities are learned
  • Must be able to accept construction criticism
  • Must present a professional appearance
  • Must be able to work overtime when needed
  • Must have 2 to 3 professional references

For an immediate interview, please call 216-706-7347 or submit your resume to lakewood@areatemps.com.

For over 30 years, Area Temps has been committed to providing Northeast Ohio companies with office staffing services, technical, skilled trades, industrial and professional staffing solutions.  We measure our success by the thousands of people who have accepted permanent positions with our client companies, either through a direct hire or after successfully completing an initial temporary assignment.

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With over 30 years experience in Greater Cleveland and thousands of people employed successfully each year, Area Temps still believes that the best way to serve both our employees and our customers is through personal service. When you apply online, we'll review your work skills and location preferences within 24 hours. Qualified candidates will be contacted to arrange for a personal interview, and our personnel supervisors will work with you to find the perfect assignment.

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