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Legal Assistant
Ref No.: 17-07103
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 01/02/2018
Description: -Under the direction of the Paralegal Tech, review all aspects of discovery or other articles obtained during a criminal or traffic investigation including but not limited to opening files, requesting discovery, docketing received discovery, review for incomplete or missing information, prepare supplemental request, review digital discovery and follow up with same. The LA will maintain a case file system of criminal and traffic investigative matters, and queries to identify specific open related cases or closure of prior cases. -The LA will prepare legal documents and other legal memoranda including but not limited to Subpoena's, motions, expert request, etc. -LA Will assist with interviewing defendants and witnesses to determine eligibility and to obtain highly confidential, accurate, and accountable documentation involving criminal or traffic cases before courts of law or other formal proceedings. -The LA may be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units. -Also will be doing file opening, data entry, tracking deadlines, scanning documents, e-filing documents, answering phone calls etc.