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The Opportunity

Paralegal

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client seeking a Paralegal in Jersey City, New Jersey (NJ).



Essential Functions:

  • Provides support to attorneys

  • Under the direction of an attorney, resolves routine legal issues

  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Performs a variety of tasks

  • Works under general supervision

  • Typically reports to an attorney



REQUIREMENTS:


  • May require an Associate's degree or its equivalent and 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area

  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Data Entry

  • Dependable

  • Organization skills

  • Quality focus

  • MS Office proficiency

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Time Management skills

  • Analytic and problem solving

  • Deadline oriented

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to work with others

  • Typing between 60 - 100 wpm



Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job Information

  • Location:
    Jersey City, NJ 07310
  • Job Status:
    Full Time
    Temporary/Contract/Project
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Posted:
    4/21/2017
  • Job Code:
    1300~NRC~1618081T1