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Criminal Defense Paralegal - Part Time


  • Kenney Legal Defense Firm
  • 07/07/20
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • 92626
  • Part-Time
Criminal defense firm in Costa Mesa, CA is seeking a part-time paralegal to perform the following:

Handle client intake calls;
Manage case management calendar and updates in MyCase;
Meet with clients in the office and at custodial facilities where in-custody clients are housed;
Be willing to travel to Los Angeles County, Riverside County, or San Diego County if needed to complete an assignment;
Perform factual and legal research
Strong written, verbal communication and organizational skills;
Prepare pleadings, summarize and index discovery, perform organized trial preparation;
Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment;
Strong analytical, drafting and proofreading skills as attention to detail is critical;
Evidenced ability to work independently and to work on several projects simultaneously;
Strong time management and project management skills, including ability to adhere to strict project deadlines, while being flexible in response to changes and delays; and
Willingness and ability to learn and perform new tasks, as needed

Desired Qualifications:
Prior law firm experience;
Highly proficient in computer programs including Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe;
Spanish speaker (desired but not required);
Outgoing, reliable, and passionate about criminal justice

This position is part time and requires 25-30 hours per week. The hourly pay depends on experience.

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