Posting Date: January 14, 2021 Closing Date: January 28, 2021
Job Title: Paralegal II Position Type: Contractual
Location: Office of the Attorney General, Department of Health, Health Occupations Prosecution & Litigation Division, 300 W. Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland
Description: The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Health, Health Occupations Prosecution and Litigation Division (“HOPL") is seeking applicants for a Contractual Paralegal. The position will provide administrative and legal support to Assistant Attorneys General. Position responsibilities include typing and reviewing legal documents, pleadings, memoranda, and correspondence; drafting basic pleadings; conducting legal and investigative research; preparing exhibits; communicating with staff, other agencies, and the general public; maintaining office resources; monitoring trial calendars; answering telephones; and any additional duties related to working in a high volume law office.
Experience: The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited high school, or possess a high school equivalency certificate, and a minimum of three years experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary performing legal research or preparing legal documents on behalf of an attorney. (Thirty credit hours or a certificate in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university or law school may be substituted for the required experience). Additional years of experience as stated above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in paralegal specialist classifications or paralegal specialist specialty codes in the legal and kindred field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. Applicants shall have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office or comparable word processing skills, strong organizational and writing skills, detailed-oriented, ability to work at consistently high pace, and knowledge of civil and criminal litigation procedures preferred.
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 Thursday, January 28, 2021.
The Maryland Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.
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