Paralegal - 3 Positions

Division: to be Determined
Location: Atlanta
Job Openings:  up to 3
Job Opening Date: 10/9/2018
Job Closing Date:  10/31/2018
Salary: $36,000 MINIMUM Annual

Duties & Responsibilities
Effective July 1, the Department will have up to three (3) new paralegal positions.  The Division each position will work has not been determined.  Duties for the paralegal include, but are not limited to; providing administrative, litigation & research support to attorneys; including, but not limited to: researching/drafting legal documents; preparing discovery responses; filing other legal documents & court papers; assisting with investigations by obtaining additional information of evidence from clients and witnesses; serving as communication liaison between the division and respondents, attorneys, courts and clients; preparing cases for hearings by organizing files, interviewing and subpoenaing witnesses, and preparing evidence exhibits; performing legal research, including analyzing rules, regulations, case law, and statutory law; maintaining records on the status & deadlines associated with div. cases; attending/assisting attorney with hearings & client meetings.

Minimum Training & Experience
Minimum Qualifications:   A paralegal certificate, diploma or degree, OR an associate’s degree (non-paralegal) and 1 year of paralegal experience, OR three years of paralegal experience; AND the ability to type.  Preferred Qualifications:  Specific paralegal experience as needed by the area of law where the position works; ABA Paralegal Certification.

In addition to a resume, applicants must complete and submit a DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms ALONG with a copy of official college transcript(s) and a copy of the paralegal certificate AND program transcript.  Please mail your completed application & transcript(s) to: the address below, Attn: T. Co'Ward, Director of Human Resources.  Screened applicants may be asked to complete a series of skills assessment test, via email.   A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation.  Candidates that are being strongly considered for the position will also be required to submit a Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Clearance letter; the Department’s HR Director will provide information and instructions to obtain such.  SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE.  POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED. The Department’s goal is have positions filled by July 1, 2018.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All applicants will be considered, but may be screened for the preferred qualifications of the position, and may not necessarily receive an interview. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume, transcripts and a Department of Law application to:

Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

You will find the 'general' application under 'Careers', click applications

The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION WRITE OR CALL
Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
(404) 656-3305