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Employer: Lincoln County
Location: Canton, SD 57013
Employment Type: Full Time
DESCRIPTION

GENERAL INFORMATION:


The Lincoln County State's Attorney's Office invites applications for a Paralegal to perform paraprofessional legal work and administrative support work. Responsibilities include drafting legal documents, performing legal research, preparing and processing subpoenas, assisting with case management, maintaining civil court documents and files, and reviewing and processing arrest reports.

**Please attach cover letter and resume.

The hiring range for this position is $17.64/hr - $19.47/hr with full earning potential up to $26.12/hr.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE:


Draft and review legal documents including research memorandums, briefs, pleadings, contracts, correspondence, and legislation. Collect and relay information. Perform legal research, investigate, review police reports, and assist attorneys in determining appropriate charges. Prepare cases and files for legal proceedings and grand jury presentation. Attend hearings. Create and maintain resource filing systems, office brief bank, office handbook, and office law library. Create and maintain templates and assist in the development of programs. Prepare and process subpoenas. Maintain and send monthly and annual invoices. Create daily schedules to present cases to the grand jury. Coordinate and schedule law enforcement officers to testify in court. Schedule court reporters. Screen and direct incoming phone calls. Provide aid and support to legal office assistant.

REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful completion of a two-year program in paralegal or legal assistant studies. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years of paralegal experience. Strong technical background and computer skills.

Contact Information

Lincoln County
Julia Disburg
jdisburg2@minnehahacounty.org
104 N Main Street
Canton, SD 57013
Phone: 605-367-4337

Other Information

Category(s): Legal-Attorney-Paralegal, Legal Admin, Legal
Industry: Government
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 3/6/2018
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