Title : Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Location : Medellin, Colombia
We are looking for a self motivated Legal Assistant to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management.
You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.
Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.
Administratively support and attend trials
Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
Conduct investigations and statistical / documentary research
Locate and develop case relevant information
Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
Answer and direct phone calls
Maintain contact lists
Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars
Proven working experience as Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary
Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
Proficiency in English
Working knowledge of case management software
Excellent secretarial and organisational skills
Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
Legal Assistant certification or diploma