The Office of the County Counsel is recruiting for Paralegals who provide assistance to civil attorneys in the preparation of legal documents, preparation of responses to Public Records Act requests, research, analysis and hearing and trial preparation.For more detailed information, refer to the County Counsel Paralegal job description.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Experience: One (1) year of full-time experience in researching and drafting legal pleadings and memoranda, propounding discovery and trial preparation for civil litigation; and currently working or has worked as a Paralegal during the last twelve (12) months.
Applicants must possess one of the following educational requirements in addition to the experience requirement: Education:
Option 1: A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association.
Option 2: A certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a post-secondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter), or equivalent, units in law-related courses that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau of Private Post-secondary and Vocational Education.
Option 3: A baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject, a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating the applicant is qualified to perform legal tasks.
For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs
Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP
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