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Legal Assistant Senior
Ref No.: 18-16209
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Segment:State and Local
Location: NJLPS-DCA- 124 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102

Job Description:
Provides secretarial /paralegal assistance to agency executives in legal environments who have complex program or operational responsibilities.
Performs research, management, and case investigative work.
Drafts affidavits, pleadings, briefs and interrogatories.
Prepares exhibit books.
Reads and summarizes depositions for trail use.
Responds to plaintiffÆs discovery requests.
Interviews witnesses and defendants to prepare for trail.
Uses word processing system to key, proofread and edit letters, memoranda, briefs, pleadings, expense,
travel and miscellaneous forms from handwritten drafts, dictation and t typed drafts.
Takes and transcribes legal dictation.
Types routine correspondence.
Answers telephone, take messages, direct calls, receive clients and distribute deliveries.
Performs other assigned duties such as mail, creating case files and filing, completing and maintaining forms, and making travel arrangements.
Considerable knowledge of the State and/or federal court systems, of legal case management and litigation support techniques.
Considerable knowledge of legal terminology, office / administrative management ability with a variety of clerical / administrative duties.
Ability to use word processing software / systems.
Paralegal training or experience.