Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Paralegal Needed – Family/Criminal Law Firm

Watson Law is seeking a paralegal to assist with our extensive Family/Criminal Law practice. This paralegal position will be responsible for research, motion drafting, discovery preparation, assisting with preparation of trials/hearing, preparing final settlements, parenting plans, and creating property distribution analysis. The paralegal will also be required to keep track of their time via real time billable hours.

As well, the paralegal position will be responsible for interacting with client professionally and frequently, answering phones and taking accurate messages, scheduling meetings, hearings, depositions or other events and take payments from clients.

An applicant must be detailed oriented, be able to and professionally interact with clients, pro se parties, opposing counsels and other individuals involved in the Family/Criminal law process, be able to travel on occasion to one of our three offices (Bloomington, Washington and/or Peoria), and be able effectively manage their time and multi-task. The applicant must be a team player, strong computer skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The applicant must be able to perform any other reasonable task as requested by the firm management.

Applications can be sent to clerk@watsonlawpeoria.com. Applications should include the following:

1. Resume
2. Cover letter
3. List of References
4. Writing Samples

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