Description Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, a global law firm, is actively recruiting an entry level paralegal to support the firm's Immigration practice. This position assists lawyers and non-attorney timekeepers with preparation of basic legal documents, routine legal research activities, and other tasks related to the practice area under the frequent supervision of lawyers and more experienced paralegals.
Provides leadership in supporting firm, office and team initiatives and in support of management directives. Requirements Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent paralegal experience; paralegal certificate, National Association of Legal Assistants certification or specialty certificate provided by State helpful. Case clerk, paralegal, or general legal experience preferred.
Other Minimum Qualifications Include: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic technological and research skills necessary to pull requested documents from online resources required; familiarity with legal technology and computer databases preferred.
Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, and present a positive, professional image with colleagues, professional staff, and vendors. Ability to work overtime or travel, as needed, on short notice essential. Ability to work well under pressure, patience, diplomacy, high stress tolerance, excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to prioritize workload and adapt to changing conditions.
Visual acuity needed for transcription, extensive reading and input (typing) of information into computer. Ability to receive and convey detailed information through oral communication. Essential competency processes include language ability, reasoning and memory. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must possess the abilities or aptitudes to proficiently perform each of the responsibilities and accountabilities described above, with or without reasonable accommodation.
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