Posted January 16, 2018
Responsibilities and duties:
Paralegals must have a solid knowledge of legal terminology, legal principles and practices, federal and state rules of legal procedure and substantive law. They must have a thorough knowledge of legal research techniques and relevant computer software knowledge and experience. They must have excellent organizational skills to manage voluminous case files and exhibits. Communication skills are crucial because paralegals regularly interact with clients, experts, vendors, court personnel and other attorneys. Strong research and writing skills are also necessary for drafting pleadings, discovery, research memorandums, correspondence and other documents. Paralegal training in the art of written communication is essential.
Paralegal Skills and Qualifications:
Person is a self-starter who takes initiative to achieve team goals, articulate, must use excellent grammar and have excellent writing skills. College degree and 3+ years of paralegal experience. Must have strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
Please send cover letter, resume, a writing sample and three references to:
Yana Merrill at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or send by mail to:
1405 Luisa Street, Suite #5
Santa Fe, NM 87505
attn: Yana Merrill
Competitive non-profit salary DOE and generous benefits. The Law Center is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
No phone calls, please.