Posting Date: January 15, 2019 Closing Date: January 29, 2019
Job Title: Paralegal II Position Type: Regular Full Time
Location: Maryland Department of Health 300 W. Preston St. Suite #302 Baltimore, Md. 21201
Description: The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Paralegal II at the Maryland Department of Health located in Baltimore, MD. The paralegal will provide litigation and other support to the attorneys, including review, preparation and organization of legal documents; composing and preparing routine correspondence, legal pleadings, affidavits, and exhibits in various lawsuits and administrative proceedings; filing pleadings in court and administrative agencies, including electronic filing; conducting legal research, utilizing both Westlaw and law library resources; organizing and scheduling witnesses for hearings and depositions, including the preparation of subpoenas; interviewing witnesses; organizing/maintaining litigation files; follow-up on compliance with requests for discovery; assisting attorneys in all phases of hearing and trial preparation; and other related duties as assigned.
Experience: The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited high school, or possess a high school equivalency certificate, and have a minimum of three years' experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary drafting and reviewing legal documents on behalf of an attorney. Thirty college credit hours or a certificate in paralegal studies from an accredited college or law school may be substituted for the required experience. Applicants shall be detailed-oriented, have an exceptional proficiency in working with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Applications, superb organizational skills, and ability to work independently, while consistently producing a high volume of work.
Submission: Interested persons should submit an application and supplemental questionnaire through the Department of Budget and Management, Maryland State Online Employment Center http://www.jobaps.com/MD/ by the close of business January 29, 2019.
The Maryland Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.
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