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Paralegal

  • American Guard Services, Inc.
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Aug 02, 2020
Legal

Job Description

Job Description

Located in Gardena, CA. Please apply only if within a reasonable/agreeable travel distance from you. MUST have Paralegal Certificate.

The legal department of Worldwide Sourcing Group seeks a paralegal with strong civil litigation experience.

Primary Job Duties

· Prepare, pleadings, legal forms to support attorney in responses to and propounding discovery.

· Review and route all incoming mail, including calendaring deadlines for incoming pleadings and discovery.

· Handle court filings and in some instances contact the court/administrative entities in respective matters.

· Handle internal hard copy filing and electronic filing of scanned documents.

· Responsible for maintaining attorneys’ calendars including scheduling, coordinating, and confirming court dates, appointments, and meetings.

· Responsible for corporate entity filings.

· Support case preparation by preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.

Additional Job Duties

· Keep cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.

· Answer and direct phone calls.

· Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars.

· Help develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding pleadings and subpoenas.

· Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence.

· Report/tender claims to insurance companies.

· Prepare for/appears at small claims hearings.

· Prepare documentation for EEOC, DFEH, and Labor Commissioner hearings.

· Engage in trial, deposition, mediation, and arbitration preparation.

Requirements

· Previous experience as a Paralegal in either an in-house legal department or law firm.

· Familiarity with civil procedure, legal procedures and protocols, and court system.

· Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office.

· Computer literacy.

· Excellent secretarial and organizational skills.

· Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure.

· Must be able to work between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the ability to work overtime if needed.

· College degree preferred.

· 3 years in a Paralegal role required, 4-7 years preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

· Paralegal: 3 years (Required)

License:

· Paralegal Certificate (Required)

Work Location:

· One location

Company Description

ABOUT AMERICAN GUARD SERVICES, INC.
American Guard Services, Inc. is an established, reliable and accredited security protection firm. Founded in 1997, we have developed into a full services security company with locations across the nation.

FULL SERVICES SECURITY COMPANY SINCE 1997