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Paralegal - Family Law
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Job Description

We are seeking a qualified Family Law Paralegal to serve a busy, sophisticated family-law practice in our Downtown Norfolk office. In addition to managing individual case files, the position entails preparing necessary legal documents that may include letters, motions, petition preparation, discovery, pleadings, and child support worksheets. 

BENEFITS: We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include: medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k)/profit sharing, paid time off, and long term and short term disability.

Job Requirements

1. College degree in a related field or Paralegal Certificate required. 

2. Must possess experience in family domestic law.

3. Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to family law practice area.

4. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

5. Knowledge of legal terminology and legal principles generally acquired through college-level study.

6. Ability to perform legal research using reference materials generally available within a law library and/or electronic resource tools.

7. Capable of dealing effectively with clients, attorneys and co-workers.

8.  Ability to manage multiple tasks and organize and prioritize workload.

9. Grammar and writing skills generally acquired through college-level study.

10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

11. Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

12. Willingness to work overtime as necessary.

13.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel



Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Legal Admin, Legal, Admin - Clerical
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Legal, Accounting - Finance, Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
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Paralegal - Family Law

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