Family Law Paralegal
Olup & Associates - Edina, MN

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PARALEGAL – Southwest metro family law firm seeks full time paralegal to perform advanced, substantive legal work with limited supervision. This position will join a team of two attorneys and a legal administrative assistant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting correspondence
  • Recording, analyzing and organizing discovery data received and client data received
  • Preparation of initial draft of discovery requests and responses
  • Assisting with deposition preparation
  • Preparing initial draft of summons and petitions, motions, affidavits, judgment and decrees and

various other pleadings

  • Assisting in preparing for motions, settlement, trial and mediation
  • Filing pleadings, motions and other documents with court throughout the 7-county metro area
  • Monitoring calendar and discovery, motion, trial and ADR deadlines.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of ten years family law paralegal experience
  • Knowledge of Metro Area Family Courts, particularly Hennepin County
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Effective time management skills, including complete and accurate billing practices
  • Good sense of humor
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professionalism
  • Ability to initiate work and take direction
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to learn new software quickly
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • E-filing experience
  • Must have qualified references that can be called to verify prior work.

Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Firm offers excellent benefits include 401(k) with employer contribution, health & dental insurance, life insurance and excellent PTO/holiday package.


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Olup & Associates LLC is committed to offering Minnesota families the innovative legal strategies they need to face the complex legal...