Senior Paralegal, prov

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Senior Paralegal, prov
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 07/30/21 05:00PM
Price: N/A
Salary: $41,666 - $52,842 Annually
Agency/Dept.: Department of Law

Description of Duties

This is a senior paraprofessional position responsible for the independent review, research and preparation of legal documents, preliminary case screening and assignment, and acting as liaison between the employer and agencies. This position differs from a Paralegal by virtue of overseeing a functional unit or supervising Paralegals or other legal staff and representing the employer at administrative or other high-level hearings. The employee will have access to confidential and/or privileged information. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of an attorney or other higher level staff member.  General supervision may be exercised over Paralegals and other staff. Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, PLUS:

(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in paralegal or legal assistant work; OR,

(B)  Satisfactory completion of an accredited paralegal training and instructional program and possession of a certificate of completion, plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in paralegal or legal assistant work; OR,

(C)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies, plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in paralegal or legal assistant work; OR

(D)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

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