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City of Burbank-LITIGATION PARALEGAL

9/5/2018 11:14:35 AM 631

Salary$37.73 - $49.62 Hourly $3,018.66 - $3,969.54 Biweekly $6,540.43 - $8,600.67 Monthly $78,485.16 - $103,208.04 Annually

$78,485.16 - $103,208.04 Annually

Location Burbank, CA

Burbank, CA

Job Type

Full-Time Exempt from Civil Service

Department

City Attorney

Job Number

180520Z1








Definition

Under direction, to assist attorneys with the management and coordination of all phases and stages of litigation; and to do related work as required.

Essential Functions

Composes and prepares pleadings, briefs, affidavits, and discovery documents; conducts research on legal and factual issues required for the preparation of a variety of legal documents, preparation of court cases, and legal citation references to assist attorneys; manages information and record gathering in response to discovery; prepares deposition summaries and litigation related correspondence; organizes and coordinates files and records in preparation for trial; coordinates witnesses for trial and depositions; monitors investigators' activities; assists in case management issues including contacts with opposing counsel and calendaring; assists in the drafting of agreements, resolutions and ordinances and review of contracts for compliance with legal requirements; processes data and documents on computer.

Minimum Qualifications

Employment Standards: 
Knowledge of applicable state and federal legal procedures; knowledge of law office terminology and procedures; knowledge of basic research methodology; knowledge of applicable court rules, time deadlines and other related requirements; knowledge of principles and methods of legal writing; knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to use a personal computer, including word processing, document maintenance, case management, and calendaring software; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

Education/Training:
Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the City. Example combination includes, but is not limited to possession of a Bachelor's degree plus a Paralegal Certificate from an American Bar Association accredited institution in Civil Litigation and two years of paralegal experience in a litigation-oriented law office.

Supplemental Information

A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent may be required at time of appointment.

Selection Process: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following:

Application Evaluation
Oral Examination
 

Agency
City of Burbank
Phone
818-238-5021
Website
http://www.burbankca.gov/jobs
Address
301 East Olive Avenue

Burbank, California, 91502
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