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PARALEGAL - LEGAL RESOURCE CENTER 

Union 496.00  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 2/16/2024  
Closed Date 03/01/2024  
Location Circuit Court  
Description

Starting Pay: $19.6027 Hourly ($40,774)
After 1st Year: $21.4184 Hourly ($44,550)
After 2nd Year: $24.5841 Hourly ($51,135)
After 3rd Year: $25.2496 Hourly ($52,519)
After 4th Year: $25.8921 Hourly ($53,856)
After 5th Year: $26.5856 Hourly ($55,298)
After 6th Year: $27.3115 Hourly ($56,808)
After 7th Year: $28.0829 Hourly ($58,412)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate degree in a paralegal program and at least one (1) year of full-time paid experience as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant;
-OR-
Certificate as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant from an ABA approved program and at least two (2) years of full-time paid experience as Paralegal or Legal Assistant;
-OR-
At least four (4) years of clerical experience in a legal setting and completion of at (least twenty-one (21) credits in the core curriculum Paralegal program classes qualifying as the core curriculum will be determined by the Human Resources Department).

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs paralegal tasks related to the operation of the Genesee County Legal Resource Center; performs legal research; responds to requests for information; maintains a computerized legal research function; works under supervision; performs related duties as required.

STATEMENT OF TASKS:

  • Receives and organizes legal research materials, in both electronic and hard copy format;
  • Receives and distributes legal reference materials to judges;
  • Assists patrons in the use of Michigan Legal Help and other resources;
  • Works with and may be assigned to manage the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Mediation Dockets;
  • Works with and may be assigned to manage the Michigan Assigned Appellate Counsel System (MAACS) for the Court;
  • Works with and may be assigned to assist with compiling the annual approved bondsperson list;
  • Responds to inquiries regarding court operations and routes calls to appropriate offices.

The statement of tasks above is intended to be sufficient to identify the class and be illustrative of the many duties that may be assigned. It should not be interpreted to describe all of the duties an employee assigned to this class may be required to perform.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of legal reference materials;
  • Knowledge of PCs and computerized legal research materials;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members of the legal community and the general public;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to attend work regularly and interact with the public on issues that are often lifechanging and stressful;
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and respectfully in a complex, multicultural work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion.

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For more information about our benefits packages and the diverse range of departments we serve, visit www.geneseecountymi.gov.

Genesee County: Where your career thrives, and our community thrives with you. Join us, and let's build a brighter future for Genesee County.

 

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