Paralegal (For Active Pooling)

DISCLAIMER: We are actively seeking candidates to join our talent pool through this job posting. Your qualifications will be evaluated for both current and future job opportunities. If your skills and experience match a role and an opening becomes available, our recruitment team will contact you promptly. It’s important to note that this does not guarantee immediate placement or contact. We are only considering applications from Philippine citizens currently residing in the Philippines.

The Paralegal provides a range of legal support and administration to lawyers and legal executives from a virtual setting. This individual will assist with case preparation, research, drafting documents, and maintaining legal files. Candidates must be self-motivated, highly organized, and capable of managing their workload with minimal supervision while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

Salary: Negotiable

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys with the preparation of legal documents such as contracts, briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, and contracts.
  • Conduct legal research and factual investigations; prepare memoranda and summaries of findings.
  • Verify legal citations in prepared documents.
  • Draft legal documents including routine pleadings and motions, affidavits, and interrogatories.
  • Prepare correspondence to clients, opposing counsel, and court officials.
  • Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing system.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and deadlines.
  • Communicate with clients to gather information, convey case updates, and coordinate documents.
  • Manage attorney calendars and case files.
  • Coordinate law office activity such as subpoena delivery.
  • Assist with accounting and billing.
  • Stay updated on legal research techniques, court rules, and other legal procedural matters.

Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in paralegal studies or a related field is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program is preferred.
  • Proven working experience as a paralegal.
  • Experience in working remotely and familiarity with legal databases and systems.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of legal terminology, regulations, and court system.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with remote communication and collaboration tools such as Zoom, Slack, and cloud-based document management systems.
  • Strong research and reporting skills.
  • Good understanding of legal references and law-reporting techniques.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality.

Benefits

  • This position is entirely remote.
  • The remote paralegal must have a dedicated, secure, and private home office environment suitable for confidential communications and documents.
  • Working hours may vary and can include non-traditional hours to coordinate with various time zones or meet deadlines.