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Paralegal (Family Law)

Company: Staf247
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our Client is seeking an experienced Family Law Paralegal who will work directly with four attorneys in the department (two Partners, one Of Counsel and one Associate).
The ideal candidates will be highly focused with:
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, sound judgment.
Ability to prioritize workload, balance several projects simultaneously.
Possess solid written and verbal communication skills.
Motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team.
Responsibilities include:
Drafting discovery demands and responses, prepare and draft motions, pleadings, judgments, statements, documents, and other correspondence (i.e., debt and asset lists, witness affidavits, child support worksheets, responsive pleadings, etc.).
Maintain attorney case files, schedule appointments, court appearances, mediation/deposition hearings.
Prepare trial notebooks and provide assistance in trial settings.
Prepare and review discovery packages including disclosure statements, answers to interrogatories and production requests.
Maintain effective communication with clients.
Investigate financial documents.
Requirements include:
3+ years of experience as a Family Law Paralegal.
Must have familiarity with Philadelphia and the surrounding suburban counties.
Knowledge of family law filing requirements and practice procedures.
Must have a demonstrated proficiency MS Word including experience with Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and working knowledge of Family Law Software.

Job Requirements:
Seek Hybrid family law paralegal/legal secretary
Work in a premier family law firm
Providing administrative and legal support for attorneys in litigation with a focus on family law
Work as a member of the marketing law team and also support special law department projects
Assisting attorneys in all areas of law operations, including billing
Draft various Family Law how-to type practical guidance and forms for a wide range of family law topics as well as conduct research in case law
Handling family and matrimonial matters in New Jersey
Maintain legal research and other legal materials
Handle family law case files with little direction
Prepare Initial Mandatory Disclosure and Preliminary Financial Affidavits
Performing basic legal research and reviewing legal documents for proper legal citation
Manage a high-end family law practice to ensure that tasks in each case are performed by the appropriate personnel; to establish project schedules and milestones
Prepare all pleadings/documents for filing with the court
Assisting in the filing of court documents into case files
Obtaining legal documents including marriage certificates and birth certificates
Maintain legal research and other legal materials
Ensuring all legal documents requiring review
Prepping files prior to court date
Drafting various legal documents and correspondence
Bring files to courthouse or file documents at court

Keywords: Staf247, Philadelphia , Paralegal (Family Law), Legal , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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