MAXIMUS

Part-time Legal Assistant (Benefits Eligible)

Job Locations US-TN-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/9/2018 10:10 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-29317
# of Openings
1
Job Function
Legal
Job Schedule
Regular Part-Time

Overview

This position is responsible for preparing cases for court action and assisting the attorney in court.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal and clerical support and assistance to the attorney at court
  • Responsible for ensuring all cases are appropriately and timely prepared for court
  • Prepare necessary legal/ and or administrative documents for review and approval by staff attorney and /or administrator /supervisor designee
  • File legal pleadings, order and other legal documents with the appropriate clerk for court and enter docket numbers and court dates in TCSES
  • Enter court dispositions in TCSES within established state, federal, and contractual requirements
  • Complete attorney directed court follow-up such as discovery, subpoenas, and motions within required timeframes
  • Undertake special projects; provide periodic and consistent information to management for each phase of the assigned project
  • Perform audits of own work and or that of others to ensure conformance with established procedure
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma (or GED equivalent) required; Associate's Degree preferred
  • At least one (1) year of related experience required; Child Support experience preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in use of personal computers and related software applications such Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to use 10-key by touch with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently

 

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
  • Occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves items weighing up to 25 pounds

Job Environment

  • Work is constantly performed in an office environment 

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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