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Paralegal Studies

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CURRENT JOB LISTINGS:

LEGAL ASSISTANT
City of Cincinnati Law Department Collections Division

The City of Cincinnati Law Department is seeking applicants for a Paralegal position in collections.  The successful candidate’s primary duties will consist of assisting attorneys with collection and recovery of City revenue.  Such assistance will include managing high volume caseloads; drafting legal documents; managing attorney calendars; frequently communicating with debtors and City departmental staff; keeping track of debtor accounts; and managing payments. 

The successful candidate must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, be a proficient writer, and have excellent attention to detail, sound judgment and critical thinking abilities. The successful candidate must have good communication skills and must be trustworthy.  The successful candidate must be able to manage a high volume, fast-paced practice through effective task management and prioritization.  Previous experience with revenue collection is preferred.

Degree requirements: Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies or Paralegal Certification.  Send resumes & cover letter prior to March 6, 2015.  Posted 2-20-15.

FULL-TIME PARALEGAL – GENERAL PRACTICE

Small but busy downtown Cincinnati law firm is looking for a good paralegal. We practice in a variety of legal fields, including Estate Planning and Probate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Law, and Small Business representation.  We need someone who is dependable, organized, detail-oriented, friendly and who likes to work.  You will have significant contact with clients, opposing attorneys, and court personnel, so people skills are important.  Starting pay depends on your level of experience and qualifications.

If interested, please email Janis.Walter@uc.edu to obtain the contact information.  The firm has requested that you forward your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.  Posted:  2/5/15.

OFFICE MANAGER

A Cincinnati downtown mid-size law firm of six attorneys is seeking a motivated, organized and experienced office manager. The position will involve working directly with the firm’s owner and responsibility for all administrative duties of the office.

The ideal candidate should have experience working in a law firm and be able to handle a variety of firm office management tasks including, vendor relations, billing and collections, payroll, IT support, HR management and general accounting duties.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the law office
• Track and monitor staff time off and schedules
• Prepare monthly accounting reports
• Perform monthly bank reconciliations
• Conduct staff meetings for training and team building
• Enter weekly deposits and assure proper allocation of payments
• Accounts payable for vendor and client expenses
• Assure accuracy of client account billings
• Provide computer support for devices and software
• Assist in solving client complaints

Job Qualifications and Requirements:
• Detail oriented, self-directed problem solver
• Good planning and organizational skills
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to multi-task and meet deadline
• Professional appearance and manner
• Prior work experience as a bookkeeper and/or office manager
• Knowledge of basic legal terminology and workings of a law firm
• Ability to work with confidential, sensitive issues in a professional manner
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office products & QuickBooks
• Amicus knowledge a plus
• Bachelor’s degree preferred

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include monthly parking, paid time off, and 401K participation.

If interested email: Janis.Walter@uc.edu for the contact information.
Posted:  1/4/15.

FULL-TIME PARALEGAL POSITION – NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Position Title:  Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Company Name:  Mannion & Gray Co., L.P.A.
Location(s):  Fort Wright, Kentucky, 41011, United States
Posted:  January 29, 2015
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Duration:  Indefinite
Required Travel:  None

Job Description
          Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
          Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summons and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
          Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
          Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
          Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed.
               Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Requirements
Legal Administration Skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work as team
Basic knowledge of computers
Ability to type
Litigation experience preferred but not required.

If interested, please forward your resume & cover letter directly to:
Contact Person:  Angela Incorvaia             
Email Address:  aincorvaia@manniongray.com
Posted:  2/4/15.

FULL-TIME SECRETARY/PARALEGAL

Downtown law firm is seeking a full-time employee to handle secretarial/paralegal role. Benefits are available.  Salary is approximately $12 per hour.

If interested, please email Janis.Walter@uc.edu for the contact info. 
Posted:  1/29/15.