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Legal Researcher Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Legal Researcher to undertake in-depth research into various aspects of the law and prepare data, articles, documents, cases and more for the firms lawyers.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking in-depth research into any aspect of the law in support of the law firm and its individual lawyers
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, and documents
  • Investigate facts and the applicable laws and jurisprudence that may influence the firm’s lawyers process to frame their respective argument/s for trial and to determine the cause/s of actions in preparation for the trial
  • Draft and prepare legal briefs for the various accounts that the firm handles
  • Prepare case status reports using MS Word
  • Draft and prepares pleadings and other legal documents such as petitions, motions, complaints, appeals, affidavits, letters, among others
  • Prepare correspondences, documents, and other relevant files necessary
  • Make calls to courts and/or government agencies/offices with which the firm has pending and active cases to follow up the status of the case

 

About you

  • J.D. and current admission to Bar of any state
  • Expertise in [Insert specialty] law preferred.
  • Fluency in [insert language] language spoken and written.
  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture, and a hierarchical team structure, with regular pivots and changes.
  • Strong self-care skills and resilience practices when engaging with challenging and triggering content.
  • Strong strategic, creative, and innovative thinking.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • High professionalism, self-motivation, efficiency, and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.

 

What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events

 

To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]

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