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Confidential Paralegal-14393401

Police Force:San Diego County Sheriff Department
Location:County of San Diego, California
Salary:$36,462.40 - $64,916.80 Annually

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Job Title:Confidential Paralegal-14393401
Closing Date/Time:Mon. 02/03/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$36,462.40 - $64,916.80 Annually
Job Type:Regular - Full time
Location:County of San Diego, California

Are you interested in jump starting your career in the legal field?
If so, the County of San Diego is looking for individuals who are motivated to learn quickly and have a drive to excel.

Apply now!

The County of San Diego's Office of County Counsel is currently accepting applications for Confidential Paralegal. This position assists County Counsel attorneys in the preparation of cases for trial, handles administrative and business matters, and performs related work as required.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced paralegal who can function effectively in a busy legal office, work under a high degree of autonomy and independence, and demonstrate the ability to be a quick learner in performing a wide variety of paralegal duties. Experience and interest in Social Services/Child Welfare Services cases are preferred.

Desirable traits for Confidential Paralegal consist of the following: communicates effectively, knowledge worker, customer focused, values and respects others, drives to excel, teamwork and collaboration, continuous learning, demonstrates ethical behavior, and supportive of change.

Click here to view the complete Confidential Paralegal job description.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of an American Bar Association accredited paralegal program.
    Important Note: In order for this certification to qualify you MUST submit a copy of your certification with your application.

    -OR-
  • Eighteen (18) months of experience performing paralegal work in a public or private law office.
  • IMPORTANT NOTES

    Legal secretarial or clerical experience is not considered paralegal work for purposes of meeting the requirements. The practice of law by a licensed attorney is also not considered paralegal experience. Paralegal is defined in the California Business and Professions Code, Section 6450.

    WRITING SAMPLES

    Please attach a cover letter and a recent writing sample (comparable to 2-3 pages, double spaced) to your application that demonstrates your writing abilities. Examples of appropriate writing samples are legal memoranda, motions, or discovery requests or responses.
    EVALUATIONS

    Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list, based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment application and supplemental questionnaire

    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.


    ClosingDate:02/03/14
    Site link:For the full job application please click here.
    Job ID:34353

     

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