Paralegal

  • location: Charleston, SC
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $18 per hour
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Paralegal

We are seeking a Paralegal for a 12 week temporary opening in downtown Charleston. The hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm and the pay is $18 an hour. The organization provides parking and a professional work environment.

Responsibilities:
In this role you will perform paralegal duties, research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions and legal codes. Drafts Ordinances and Pleadings. You will also be responsible for typing Agreements, Contracts, Resolutions, Amendments, legal briefs and other legal documents such as Summons & Complaints, Answers, Orders of Continuance, Orders of Dismissal, Certificates of Service, Initial Briefs, Final Briefs, Proof of Service, Petitions for Rehearing, Motions and Interrogatories, legal correspondence, Releases, MOU???s, letters and memos for the Corporation Counsel, Deputy Corporation Counsel and Assistants Corporation Counsel. Also responsible for filing documents with the Clerk of Court. Clerk of Council and Charleston County RMC Office.

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Required Skills:
*Professional and pleasant demeanor
*Proven reliability
*Experienced handling confidential files and information
*Team Player

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
*Bachelor???s Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent in Paralegal Studies or Legal Studies or a related field; and one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
*Experience in a legal environment required.
*Demonstrated proficiency in computer operation necessary and skill in operating a variety of office machines including , dictaphone, transcriber, fax, 10-key calculator, typewriters, copiers, etc preferred.
*Proficient in MS Office and ability to type 35 wpm

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