Paralegal and Legal Assistant Job Description Template

Business-in-a-Box's Paralegal and Legal Assistant Job Description Template

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This paralegal and legal assistant job description template has 3 pages and is a MS Word file type listed under our human resources documents.

Sample of our paralegal and legal assistant job description:

Page 1 JOB DESCRIPTION PARALEGAL AND LEGAL ASSISTANT Brief description The position of paralegal and legal assistant consists of assisting lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts, or preparing legal documents. It also consists of conducting research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Tasks • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearings; • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas; • File pleadings with court clerk; • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents; • Investigate facts and law of cases and search pertinent sources, such as public records, to determine causes of action and to prepare cases; • Keep and monitor legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date; • Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of case; • Prepare affidavits

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