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Paralegal-Lexington County

Company: AppleOne
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a full time Paralegal to add to our team in Lexington, SC! This position will pay $15.60/hr and the hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5pm. Ideally we are looking for some with 3-5 years of experience, but we are open to someone who might have just a paralegal certificate or at least one year of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant!

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES NEEDED:
Considerable knowledge of legal terminology, ability to express conclusions & arguments clearly and logically, ability to independently act to obtain, organize & analyze information needed or used in representing clients.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
1 . Utilizes the Legal Case Management System (LCMS) to prepare pleadings, orders, notices and other documents. Maintains accurate LCMS data by inputting documents and information including names of parties, addresses, and hearing outcomes.
2. Prepares cases for Family Court including file organization, initiation and verification of service and ensures all parties are properly served, distribution of treatment plans, preparation and distribution of dockets to appropriate parties, draft proposed orders for attorney review, process continuance requests, and re-docket subsequent hearings.
3. Prepares pleadings, motions, and proposed orders for attorney's review; files pleadings, motions, notices, and other legal documents with the Clerk of Court; circulates, files, and serves orders.
4. Attends hearings and trials, assists with the orderly flow of cases into the courtroom, and maintains accurate notes reflecting attendance, testimony, evidence, and the Court's ruling.
5. Collects, assembles and verifies witness statements, reports, documents and exhibits for use by attorney in preparation of court cases. Researches issues, prepares briefs, discovery requests, and motions.
6. Acts as liaison between the attorney and staff members, and representatives of law enforcement and Family Court.
7. Ensures that personal identifying information (PII) is properly used, accessed, gathered, shared and disposed. Protects the Agency networks and applications by safeguarding systems, equipment and data.
8. Performs related duties as required.

We do offer benefits, such as Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k! If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity with growth then apply today!
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence, diversity and inclusion.

Keywords: AppleOne, Columbia , Paralegal-Lexington County, Legal , Lexington, South Carolina

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