Paralegal

Assigned Counsel Defender Plan of Suffolk County - Central Islip, NY (30+ days ago)


  • Enter and maintain caseload and case assignments tracking system and database. Provide support in the maintenance and updating of computerized case-management system.
  • Support attorney time record keeping and assist in the submission of hours .
  • Coordinate and assist in professional services for experts.
  • Research necessary documentation, files and reports; preparation of legal documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Certification from a nationally accredited paralegal training institution and three years related experience or any combination of experience/education/training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work.

Knowledge of Criminal Defense; legal research methods and practices; general office procedures, equipment and administration, bookkeeping principles and banking procedures.

Skill in communicating verbally including interviewing, customer service and interpersonal skills;

working with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds; Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Skill in using office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, database and email.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 4 years