Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with file maintenance and organization.
  • Generates Discovery and maintain a log of such activity.
  • Effectively organizes and produces exhibits of case material for trial Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Assist with trial and trial preparation.
  • Conducts legal research.
  • Creates reports and documents for attorneys.
  • Assists in the preparation, summarization, and interpretation of legal documents.
  • Assists attorney with writing legal memoranda, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Use existing files and a variety of other legal research resources to prepare information for pending cases.
  • Assists in monitoring major changes to laws, guidelines, or regulations.
  • Identify relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent materials.
  • Assists with obtaining case information from Investigators, law enforcement and witnesses as requested and updates Investigators, law enforcement and witnesses as to case status.
  • Assists with case docket management for the section including checking county dockets for pending cases, monitoring scheduling of cases; requesting information.
  • Track dockets for case scheduling and assists with scheduling.
  • Opening and closing files as requested.
  • Drafts letters and answers correspondence at the request of the assigned attorneys.
  • Assists with providing case information to victim advocates.
  • Generate criminal histories as requested.
  • Assists with other assigned duties upon request.

 

Mnimm and Additional Requirements:

  • A high school diploma and experience in providing administrative support for an attorney(s) or a legal office.

  • A Paralegal Certificate or an Associates degree in paralegal studies is required.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be well organized and able to juggle multiple demands.

  • Must possess knowledge of Word and Excel. Applicant must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and reliable.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively.

  • Prior experience as a legal assistant and/or knowledge of S.C. court system helpful. General supervision; employee is expected to make supervisor aware of any issues, problems, or suggestions relating to job duties.

Job Type: Full Time

Interested candidates may apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/scag