State of WashingtonSeattle 98104
Full Time +

Locating, organizing, reviewing and redacting documents obtained during investigation and litigation;.

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Paralegal 2, Social And Health Services Division, Wa State Office Of The Attorney General

State of Washington
Full Time, Permanent Attorney General's Office, 800 5th Ave #2000, Seattle, WA 98104, United States Apply before 10/8/2023 11:59
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Overview

What does a Paralegal 2 do?

Paralegals in the SHO Division have the opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment where they will be supported and recognized for their hard work. Growth opportunities are available to those who want to learn a new skill or take on a challenging new area of law.  You will never be bored!
 
This position will primarily be supporting our Behavioral Health Section. Duties include, but are not limited to:
 

  • Locating, organizing, reviewing and redacting documents obtained during investigation and litigation;
  • Using computer databases to assist in the organization and prosecution of complex litigation;
  • Locating, researching, contacting, and interviewing potential fact and expert witnesses;
  • Composing initial drafts of pleadings, and preparing proposed orders;
  • Identifying and preparing exhibits;
  • Drafting declarations;
  • Drafting and responding to discovery requests;
  • Assisting with legal research, case cite checking, ensuring compliance with all local rules, and proofreading;
  • Assisting attorneys in preparing for deposition, assisting at deposition, and preparing deposition summaries;
  • Assisting in trial preparation and trial through preparation of exhibits, management of witnesses, and serving as the primary point person on courtroom technology;
  • Reviewing court filings, calendaring critical events in a case management system, and ensuring all dates are properly calendared.
Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Research suggests that women and people of color are less likely to apply unless they are confident they meet 100% of the listed qualifications. We strongly encourage all interested individuals to apply, and allow us to evaluate your combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities demonstrated using an intentional equity lens.  
 
Combination of four years of experience through paralegal certification, two-year paralegal degree, and/or paraprofessional experience in support of an attorney.
 
OR
Three years’ experience as a Paralegal 1 in Washington State Service.

You may have gained applicable paraprofessional experience through previous Paralegal or Legal Assistant work.

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