*Employment - Legal Assistants/Paralegals
- The Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division/Fraud and Special Prosecutions Section is seeking a Paralegal Project Specialist to supports attorneys in the Fraud & Special Prosecutions Section ("FSP") who handle complex financial fraud cases, white collar fraud, criminal enterprise, money laundering, and a variety of conflict prosecutions submitted by outside prosecution agencies, including wiretaps that are voluminous and document-intensive. This position requires extensive and substantive criminal fraud experience and ability to assist attorneys with complex case cases.
Investigates facts; drafts legal memorandums, pleadings (or portions thereof), discovery requests and responses, affidavits, and correspondence. Generates and maintains reports of a complex and sensitive nature; preparation and analysis of legal documents, research and litigation support; reviews and summarizes consumer complaints and analyzes reports, statistics and information for purposes of identifying potential financial fraud.
Manages the disclosure process in complex cases involving voluminous documents, including organizing of documents, bates stamping, redacting, creating disclosure index, conducting document review and preparation of discovery materials for trial cases. Also responsible for assistance and support to attorneys in trial preparation and throughout trial.
Conducts legal research through the use of Westlaw, the Internet and library materials, and prepares written memoranda. Handles and sorts documentary evidence; and prepares cases of a complex nature. Utilizes software and data management programs such as Concordance, CaseMap and Trial Director. Gathers information to assist in investigations. Summarizes information obtained in examinations under oath, depositions and interrogatories.
Organizes materials and evidence gathered for ready access by the attorney, and for preparation of exhibits as needed. Works with attorneys, secretaries and other FSP staff to meet formal and informal deadlines as a team.
Participate in section and division management team meetings. Prepare reports as assigned. Tracks and enters billable hours in case management system. Performs other duties as assigned.
Ideal Candidates will have extensive criminal law experience, a minimum of four years full-time employment as a paralegal; or a minimum three years full-time employment with the State of Arizona as a Paralegal Project Specialist; or any equivalent paralegal or legal education and/or experience. The ideal candidate will have bilingual skills and be fluent in written and oral communication in Spanish and English.
Close date 3/31/2014
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- Pima County Attorney's office, is seeking a Paralegal or Legal Assistant An Associate’s degree from an accredited college as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant. OR A certificate of completion in Paralegal or Legal Assistant studies from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved program at an accredited college or university. OR An Associate's, Bachelor's or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in a related field such as law, business, legal secretary, criminal justice, political science, interdisciplinary studies, regional development, communications and 1 year of experience working in a legal setting, under direction of an attorney, performing functions consistent with paralegal or legal assistant duties. OR One year of experience with Pima County as a Legal Assistant.
DUTIES: Performs paraprofessional legal work assisting attorneys in case preparation. Work ranges from handling routine assignments to autonomous decision making in coordinating, processing and monitoring complex and specialized legal casework.
OPEN FOR CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT
PARALEGAL SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION IS REQUIRED WITH COMPLETED APPLICATION.
To apply please follow this link: http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=2883