May 21, 2024

O2 Employment Services is working with a local Family Law Practice who is looking for a Paralegal. This is a full-time, long-term role in Redding, CA.

The Paralegal will provide assistance with Divorce, Separation, Paternity, Custody, Guardianship and Child Support.

Compensation of the Paralegal:
  •  $25.00- $30.00 per hour, depending on experience
  • Vision, dental, medical offered through O2
  • Monday-Friday, daytime, 40 hours/week
Qualifications of the Paralegal:
  • 2 years’ experience in Family Law, minimum
  • Basic legal concepts, terminology, principles, rules, and procedures
  • Document preparation techniques
  • Standard office procedures and equipment
  • Filing and preparing motions techniques and procedures
  • Ability to conduct basic legal research, including the location of statutes and computerized legal research utilization
  • Basic understanding of family law, civil law, criminal law, and rules of civil and criminal procedure
  • Strong verbal, writing, and organizational skills including the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and other computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize staff requests, and set expectations
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Ability to communicate in crisis situations
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-sufficient and resourceful
  • Strong customer focus with interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association.
Responsibilities of the Paralegal:
  • Completing legal intake with clients
  • Assist with safety planning if needed
  • Provide limited legal services on the matters stated above, including preparing protection orders, documents related to child custody, paternity and divorce, process and assemble documents for filing with the court
  • Referring clients to Attorney/Legal Resources as needed for legal services that the Paralegal cannot provide.
  • Data entry.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
O2 Employment Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs to perform the essential functions of the position. This job appears on the O2 Staffing job board and Simpson University job board. 
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