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Paralegal

Paralegal

Entry level

Support 2 attorneys by managing case documents and conducting legal research as needed. Leverage various online resources to locate hard-to-find legal sources and client documents to support cases. Provide excellent client service when making phone calls, greeting clients, and scheduling appointments.

  • Generate monthly case updates for clients and attend client meetings.
  • Transcribe up to 50 legal documents, reports, and memoranda each month.
  • Created templates for complaints and discovery documents used office-wide.
  • Maintain filing system for over 10,000 confidential legal documents.
  • Research case citations, statutes, and factual data to support caseload of 10-20 clients.

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Attorney

Attorney

Entry level

Work daily on commercial real estate and land use planning issues, including the acquisition, disposition, development, management, and leasing of residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial properties. Liaison between clients, government officials, complainants, and third-party organizations.

  • Draft, prepare, review, and negotiate various commercial real estate documents.
  • Leverage knowledge of environmental, water, and natural resources law to secure favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Conduct legal research on property and development case law.
  • Advise caseload of 10-15 retail and multi-family property owners on an ongoing basis.
  • Help structure joint ventures and public-private partnerships for real estate development.

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Legal assistant

Legal assistant

Entry level

Provide administrative support to local law firm with 4 attorneys. Answer phone calls, greet clients, and maintain front desk operations. Organize client and attorney records, including calendars, meeting minutes, and other office files.

  • Field dozens of phone calls each week, answering questions with accurate information and directing calls to appropriate resource.
  • Help schedule client meetings, hearing dates, and depositions based on client and court availability.
  • Assist billing specialist with client invoices and collections by calling clients with past-due bills and entering time for attorneys.
  • Proofread office materials used on website, over email, and in person.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements both locally and regionally, including hotels, transportation, and meals.

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Paralegal

Diligent paralegal with 10+ years of experience supporting attorneys in criminal and civil procedures. Skilled at gathering and organizing legal documents for cases and briefing attorneys for court proceedings. Excellent research skills and in-depth knowledge of Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law, and other relevant databases. Quickly learns new technology related to research and document management. Experience in various areas of law, including employment, corporate, and tax law.

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Attorney

Dedicated corporate attorney with 7 years of experience working with public and private corporations. Client advisor providing counsel on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters, including corporate governance, contracts, securities, M&A, and. Fluent at structuring, drafting, and negotiating agreements related to commercial transactions, as well as liaising with in-house counsel, business leaders, law firm partners, and third-party attorneys. Active bar license in the state of New York.

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Legal assistant

Dedicated legal assistant who learns quickly and brings a positive attitude to the job. Highly skilled at communicating with clients on the phone and in person, with a priority on delivering exceptional customer service in every interaction. Comfortable learning and using new technology that simplifies and improves business operations. Previously worked in other professional services settings and eager to build a long-term career with a law firm.

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Notary public

Certified public notary who has validated thousands of documents during career. Previous experience contributing to depositions, arbitrations, and other legal meetings for local government agencies. Trusted to handle confidential, sensitive information with a high level of attention to detail. Known for maintaining thorough and accurate electronic logs of all activity. Comfortable working remotely or in person.

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Attorney

Louisiana State Bar Licensed Attorney with 7 years of experience in advocating the constitutional rights of citizens. Recognized as a litigation expert who takes ownership of cases while developing legal strategy, take depositions, and present oral arguments through every stage of litigation. Expertise in legal writing, public speaking, media relations grassroots activism, and lobbying with policymakers and legislators. 

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Legal assistant

Detail-oriented, organized, and goal-oriented professional with expertise in handling Business Immigration petitions. Builds positive relationships with clients while performing legal research, e-filling, tracking, drafting, and submitting legal documents promptly. I have a typing speed of 70 wpm seeking a full-time position as a Legal Assistant at a law firm.

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Notary public

Customer-centric professional with 3 years of experience in delighting customers with best-in-class auto loan solutions for refinancing and lease purchases. Expertise in accurately obtaining the signature and notarization of necessary documents for the lenders while managing multiple projects within time limits. Proficient in MS Office and Google Suite.

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