Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Full Time
GA 30253
Posted 4 years ago

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Job Summary

Smith, Welch, Webb and White, LLC, currently has an opening for a Paralegal in our McDonough Office. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of five of experience as a legal assistant or paralegal with emphasis on litigation, employment law, or education law. This position is full-time, benefits eligible position and the hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Requirements

  • Must have the ability to draft contracts.
  • Must be excellent with time management including adherence to deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of estate planning and probate matters.
  • Manage client files and organize information.
  • Must be able to transcribe dictation.
  • Must be highly self-motivated.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize caseload in accordance to attorney needs.
  • Must be proficient with computer and various operating systems including:?Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Internet
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Must be able to type a minimum of 65 wpm.
  • Ability to bill paralegal time.

Preferable Qualifications

  • Experience with Education Law

Requirements/Education

  • Five years? experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • Paralegal Certificate or Degree Preferred
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
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