Paralegal for Family Law Practice

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 12, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    August 11, 2024

Job Description

  1. Reading and responding to emails daily, bringing pertinent information to the attention of the attorney, creating to-do lists, reminders, and documents based on the emails.
  2. Drafting legal documents such as subpoenas and pleadings.
  3. Draft formal discovery requests and responses, including requests for admissions, production demands, deposition notices and deficiency notices.
  4. Draft and revise correspondence and other legal documents to support the case.
  5. Utilize document management systems and software to collect information.
  6. Schedule and calendar appointments and tasks.
  7. Assist in trial preparation.


  1. 2+ years of experience as paralegal, preferably from a family law background.
  2. Must have paralegal certification.
  3. Must have experience in litigation and knowledge of electronic filing and working with courts system.
  4. Must be technologically savvy with experience in document management systems and Microsoft Office suite.
  5. Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Prior experience as a legal secretary strongly desired.
  7. Must know how to write in business letter form.
  8. Must know how to prepare discovery demands (including subpoenas) and prepare responses to discovery demands.
  9. Prior experience with family law (Matrimonial including Case Information Statements, custodial and related).

Compensation: $42,000 – $70,000, plus 401k with match.