Job Title: Paralegal - Corporate/ Transactional Practice
Date Posted: 10-12-2007
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Associate Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:50K-70K
Company Name: Maxwell Rose Associates
Contact Information: Joseph   Roberts (apply@maxwellrose.com)
Job Description:
Duties:

* Researches law sources by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes;
initiating patent and trademark searches.



* Compiles evidence and supporting information by searching records, discovery documents,
transcripts, libraries, and databases; interviewing clients, third parties, and expert
witnesses.



* Prepares legal documents for attorney's approval and use by identifying forms and formats;
producing text; proofreading; maintaining document control system.



* Begins legal actions by arranging for notice and subpoena service.



* Oversees cases by managing files and documents; coordinating with support services and
clients, opposing law firms, and courts; managing court docket calendar; expediting paper
flow; maintaining schedules and deadlines; generating status reports, logs, and indexes;
processing settlement papers and payments.



* Prepares for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files; obtaining jury
list and background information; preparing questions for jury selection.



* Prepares witnesses by detailing background information; interviewing witnesses; preparing
interview summaries and statements.



* Composes legal abstracts by summarizing deposition, arbitration, hearing, trial, and other
transcripts.



* Drafts appeals by researching legal basis for appeal.



* Maintains database by organizing document control; designing retrieval systems; summarizing,
coding, and storing documents; updating system.



* Completes real and personal property transactions by inventorying and appraising assets;
arranging sales; establishing payment mechanisms.



* Maintains law library by receiving and updating law service reporting systems.



* Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.



* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.



Skills/Qualifications:

Legal Compliance, Research Skills, Analyzing Information, Dealing with Complexity,
Administrative Writing Skills, Reporting Skills, Telephone Skills, Multi-tasking,
Organization, Legal Administration Skills, Client Relationships
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