Paralegal 

A law firm in Downtown Memphis has an immediate opening for an experienced Paralegal.  This is a temp-to-hire opportunity.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assists attorneys in performing legal tasks in research, document production and overall legal support to the attorneys’ practice

  • Under the supervision of an attorney, draft pleadings, contracts, mortgages, certificates, etc.

  • Issue subpoenas

  • Index, organize and analyze legal and other documents

  • Coordinate and participate in document production

  • May assist with witness preparation and attend depositions as required

  • Assist with trial preparation and may attend and assist the attorneys during trial

  • Prepare deposition summaries

  • Communicate with clients, court personnel, experts, attorneys and others by telephone, in person and in writing, obtaining and giving information as directed.

  • Perform related duties as assigned

  • Receive both oral and written instructions form the supervising attorney.  This position does not generally involve supervising others however, this employee may supervise other staff members when assigned large projects.

 Requirements:

  • College degree

  • 3 years of experience as a paralegal or legal secretary in a position involving significant decision making responsibility

  • Ability to type approximately 65 wpm (preferred)

  • Competent in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Outlook

  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing

  • Good organizational skills

  • Excellent people skills

  • Paralegal certificate is a must

  • Experience in civil litigation law is a plus

Salary: $42k annually, Benefits Offered

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

To further explore this opportunity, please submit your resume to staff@brannonprofessionals.com.