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Paralegal - Criminal Defense

Company: GPAC
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

A highly regarded crimnal defense and administrative law firm is seeking a Paralegal. The appropriate candidate will be able to assist attorneys with managing document review projects, researching, docketing, drafting, and reviewing documents, fact-checking, pre-trial investigations, and trial preparations. This position is full-time and largely in-office.

  • Relevant experience in a crimnal defense environment preferred.
  • In-person meetings with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
  • Drafts, formats, and cite checks legal documents, including appellate pleadings.
  • Files motions and pleadings. Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provide written analyses to attorneys.
  • Participates in interviews with clients and witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements.
  • Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, and other items.
  • Assists attorneys with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings.
  • Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours.
  • Familiarity with ESI management and systems, Bates Stamping, and final document preparation.
  • Proficient with Adobe Pro, Filesite/imanage, Relativity and the full Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required; Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred.
  • Paralegal certificate preferred, but not mandatory.Why should you apply? -Competitive compensation, full benefits package, bonus incentives. -Don't miss the opportunity to join a great team. To be considered, please apply with a resume. For more information on this position or to inquiry about a different legal position please email -All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States and Canada since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.Jason R. Hasty, Esq.All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, Phoenix , Paralegal - Criminal Defense, Legal , Phoenix, Arizona

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