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Legal Assistant -

Posted On : 11/27/2018

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Job Description

Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts, or preparing legal documents. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Works under the direct supervision of an attorney. Must have knowledge of basic legal processes; legal terminology and legal forms; legal research techniques; ability to read, understand and interpret laws, legal documents and other written material. Paralegals must possess paralegal certification. Legal assistants must possess a minimum of an Associates' degree in legal assistance OR an Associate's degree and a certificate of completion of a Legal Assistant Certificate Program from an accredited college. Both titles should have a minimum of two years' of experience providing complex clerical level legal support services to an attorney OR on contested cases overseen by an attorney This category is intended to exclude attorneys.

Job Requirements


  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts, or preparing legal documents

  • Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action

  • Knowledge of basic legal processes; legal terminology and legal forms; legal research techniques; ability to read, understand and interpret laws, legal documents and other written material

  • Possess a minimum of an Associates' degree in legal assistance OR an Associate's degree and a certificate of completion of a Legal Assistant Certificate Program from an accredited college

  • Minimum of two years' of experience providing complex clerical level legal support services to an attorney OR on contested cases overseen by an attorney

 

 

 

 

Posted : 11/27/2018
Job ID# : 738
Job Location : Brooklyn, NY
Category : Legal / Paralegal
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Minimum Experience : -
Required Education : -
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Penda Aiken, Inc.
330 Livingstone Street, 2nd. Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1002

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