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May 11, 2017

Paralegal/Legal Assistant position available

Filed under: Classifieds — CABA @ 8:26 am

Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. – Charlottesville, VA
Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. (law firm) is actively seeking a legal assistant or paralegal to provide primary support to the Partner in charge of criminal defense.
JOB TITLE: Criminal Defense Legal Assistant/Paralegal
DUTIES:
• Screen incoming calls, gather information from prospective clients, explain firm services and fee structure and schedule initial appointments for the Partner and associates as directed
• Serve as the primary point of contact for the Partner regarding communications with existing clients, government officials, clerks and the courts
• Organize and maintain case files, network files and data base systems
• Organize and maintain Partner’s calendar and time
• Draft and file correspondence, motions, orders, subpoenas and subpoenas duces tecum
• Manage trial documents, exhibits, notebooks, and other trial preparation materials
• Review and summarize documents, including medical and educational records and social media
• Jury research and trial support
• Occasional errands out of the office
• Additional duties as assigned
SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Professionalism, reliability and discretion
• Initiative to analyze and solve issues independently
• Organizational ability
• Written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure while maintaining patience, diplomacy, and a sense of humor
• Ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and online
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Spanish
• Criminal defense or litigation experience
• Trial support experience
BACKGROUND CHECK: ** Required
BENEFITS: ** Medical/Dental/Flex spending plan, 401k, Paid time off (PTO), Paid holidays, STDisability Insurance, Group Life
Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirement to:
Mike Griffin, Business Manager
Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.
307 West Rio Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901
www.TGBLaw.com
Job Type: Full-time

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