LEGAL ASSISTANTS & SUPPORT STAFF

  • Full Time
  • Field
  • Salary Guide: $17,000 - $25,000

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Legal assistants and support staff serve a critical role at Kemp Klein. Therefore, we look for individuals with strong interpersonal skills, experienc... Role: Support Staff, Category: Legal, Size: n/a

LEGAL ASSISTANTS & SUPPORT STAFF: SIMPLEX FINANCIAL SERVICES

Legal assistants and support staff serve a critical role at Kemp Klein. Therefore, we look for individuals with strong interpersonal skills, experience in the legal field and the ability to multi-task.

Position: Legal Assistants & Support Staff
Location: Field
Hours: Full Time
Salary Guide: $17,000 – $25,000
Last Updated: 20 June 2022
Job Category: Legal

Legal Assistant Role:

A Legal Assistant, or Paralegal, is someone who supports both Lawyers and Solicitors. They undergo training and education that enables them to prepare legal documents, handle evidence and prepare briefs. A Legal Assistant can also work as a Licenced Practitioner and offer legal advice to private clients.

Other Duties:

  • Preparing legal documents such as wills, summons, complaints, responses and witness summons
  • Readying materials for trial proceedings including documents, evidence and verifying factual information
  • Researching and compiling information that helps strengthen a case for the assigned Lawyer
  • Communicating with Lawyers and clients to keep everyone up to date
  • Supporting Attorneys during trial by preparing documents, fact checking, preparing evidence for presentation and tracking case developments
  • Assisting with accounting and billing
  • Coordinating appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary
  • Studying case law as it pertains to the type of law that is practised by the firm
  • Maintenance of a case log and/or file for reference and review



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