Job Opening: Paralegal
Posting Date: January 5, 2022
Weekly Hours: 35
Shift: 8:30 am to 4:30pm, extended hours as needed
The County of Delaware seeks a Paralegal who will assist the Assistant Director-Labor Counsel attorney by providing clerical and research support services including document preparation and review; interviewing clients and witnesses; research, investigations, and fact-checking; and preparation for collective bargaining negotiations.
Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned cases or projects.
Drafts documents including grievance decisions, written determinations for employee complaints, and collective bargaining agreements
Researches and analyzes statutes, regulations, legal articles, judicial decisions, and other legal sources; provides written analysis to attorneys.
Interviews witnesses and prepares summaries of their statements
Prepares, organizes, stores, and files documents into case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
Assists attorneys with collective bargaining, grievance, employee complaint, and state and federal court preparation
Add intake calls, schedules hearings, and meetings
Perform all other duties, tasks, and special projects as assigned
Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required, Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or related field preferred
Paralegal certificate required
Related employment law and Human Resources experience preferred
Ability to handle multiple challenging assignments with attention to detail, organization, and critical thinking
Hands-on commitment to getting the job done
Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.
To apply, please fill out our online application form.