Paralegal

City Of Broken Arrow, OK Broken Arrow , OK 74013

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the City Attorney or designee, provides assistance to the attorneys for the City of Broken Arrow.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responds to phone calls and correspondence from citizens, co-workers, outside counsel, and other governmental agencies; determines the nature of inquiries; provides information to attorneys for answers, opinions, or recommendations.

  • Responds to citizen's inquiries regarding the filing of a tort claim the status of a claim, or the disposition of a claim.

  • Receives new tort claims; enters information into the database; calculates and dockets response dates; researches and assembles information from various departmental records to aid in the resolution of tort claims; drafts letters, documents, and reports for the disposition of the claim.

  • Drafts confidential and specialized pleadings, discovery documents, internal memoranda, letters, and other papers for specific assignments or cases.

  • Assists attorneys with preparation of discovery and dispositions.

  • Coordinates witnesses, attorneys, and other necessary personnel for depositions and prepares subpoenas.

  • Prepares and compiles exhibits for pleadings, depositions, and trials.

  • Requests, reviews, and assembles litigant's medical records pertaining to their claim or lawsuit.

  • Prepares trial and witness notebooks.

  • Files documents in the Court Clerk's office.

  • Compiles and verifies information to aid in the preparation of reports, charts, or tables.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, supplemented by one to two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Paralegal Certification required. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Driver's License issued by the State of Oklahoma for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


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Paralegal

City Of Broken Arrow, OK