Trustpoint.One
Published
May 3, 2021
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Category
Job Type

Description

Trustpoint One is pleased to partner with a niche firm in Detroit, Michigan in its search for a temp to hire paralegal to assist with claims surplus proceeds from tax auctions and civil court filings in circuit court.

Paralegal Responsibilities:

-             Assist attorneys with preparing affidavits, legal correspondence and other documents.

-             Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system.

-             Meeting with clients, attorneys, and other professionals to talk about case details.

-             Filing pleadings with court clerk.

-             Helping prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as needed.

-             Preparing briefs, contracts, real estate closing statements, pleadings, appeals, and other legal documents.

-             Investigating facts and laws of cases and searching public records and other resources to    prepare cases and determine causes of action.

-             Directing and coordinating law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.

-             Develop a case file indexing system that can be used as an active archive for all ongoing and completed cases.

-             Calling on witnesses to testify at hearings.

-             Assisting lawyers in preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions.

-             Investigating the factual evidence of a transaction or case and preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams to display information.

-             Drafting legal court documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas;

transactional documents, such as trusts, wills, contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents.

-             Conducting routine discovery.

-             Obtaining due diligence materials, such as corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information, and securities filings.

-             Organizing and tracking files for important transactions or case documents, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; creating and maintaining a case-management database.

-             Transcribing and dictation are NOT needed in this role.

Qualifications:

-             Must have experience with efiling.

-             Prior law firm experiences required.

-             Associate degree; Bachelor’s and/or Paralegal Certificate preferred.

-             Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.

-             Strong oral and written communication skills.

-             Excellent organizational skills.

-             Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time-sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.

-             Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment.

-             Office administration experience.

 If you would like to learn more about the temp-to-hire Paralegal position in Detroit, Michigan, please submit your resume in Word format.

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