Ref No.: 18-07577
Location: West Trenton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 07/23/2018
Position Description Assists in the drafting of memoranda communicating discussion of legal topics, and the review and consideration of issues relating to the work of the legal section including memorialization of legal research. Assists in the preparation of formal correspondence to agencies, courts, legislators, and others with whom the employing agency must correspond, involving legal points of interest and matters in issue. Assists in the preparation of formal correspondence in response to citizen inquiries and other similar matters. Assists in the preparation of formal pleadings in the nature of complaints, answers, motions, interrogatories, and other appropriate documents for utilization in proceedings before courts and agencies. Conducts reviews of cited legal decisions in order to determine their precedential value. Conducts proofreading of legal documents. Organizes and maintains information related to the function of the legal section in order to ensure ready accessibility to such information, and retrieves such information upon request. Assists in the instruction and guidance of clerical support personnel when directly related to the legal functions being performed. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information system used by the agency, office, or related units.
Skills Required Highly proficient with MS Office Excellent communication skills Ability to work in a fast-paced setting Organized Works well with others Works well under pressure
Skills Preferred
Experience Required At least 4 years of related Paralegal experience needed. Must be recent!
Experience Preferred
Education Required Bachelor's degree
Education Preferred
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