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Legal Discovery Clerk

Company: Ruane Attorneys At Law, LLC
Location: West Haven
Posted on: July 4, 2024

Job Description:

About Us:

Join our esteemed criminal defense law firm as we strive to redefine excellence in legal support. Our core values - striving for excellence, unity, honesty, positivity, and continuous education - are the bedrock of our team dynamics and client relationships.

Role Overview:

As a Discovery Clerk, you are pivotal in the defense process, managing the acquisition and organization of crucial evidentiary materials. Your role includes requesting, tracking, and obtaining police reports, videos, audio evidence, and related documents. You will be collaborating closely with supervising paralegals, lawyers, and paralegal assistants, ensuring our attorneys are equipped with the necessary information for case handling.

Location: Shelton Office

Schedule: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM, Monday to Friday. Local court travel may be required.

Key Responsibilities:
--- Manage requests and tracking of various legal documents and evidence.
--- Coordinate with law enforcement agencies with patience and efficiency.
--- Work directly with internal teams for optimal information flow.
--- Handle coordination for release of information to successor counsel and clients.
--- Engage in additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate.
--- Small clerical duties- checking/sending out mail.

--- Exceptional organizational and multitasking abilities.
--- Strong attention to detail.
--- Ability to lift up to 20 pounds (handling legal file boxes).
--- Excellent writing, telephone, and language skills.
--- Proficient in building and maintaining online and offline relationships.
--- Positive attitude and excellent communication skills.
--- Empathetic listening and concerned communication skills.
--- Superior time and project management skills.
--- Team player with leadership qualities.
--- Preference for candidates who enjoy interacting with people and are proactive in task management.

About Company:
We are a mid-sized law firm headquartered in Shelton, CT with offices and attorneys throughout Connecticut. The firm handles all areas of criminal, civil rights, habeas corpus, motor vehicle, and juvenile law. We fight for underdogs daily.

Our firm was built on the understanding that comprehensive representation does not begin and end in the courtroom. We want our clients to be satisfied with their choice of firm, not just with their choice of attorney. Our client service and support staff are dedicated to making the experience of retaining an attorney as smooth as possible and ensuring that no client ever has a question or concern that goes unanswered. It doesn't matter how good an attorney is if they don't pay close attention to the wants and needs of the client. We want to make sure that each of our clients is as happy with the experience they have with our firm as they are with the ultimate result of their case.

We are an equal-opportunity employer.

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