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State of Massachusetts PARALEGAL in Boston, Massachusetts

/Attention applicants: Do not apply for this position using the MassCareers website./ To apply, follow the link belowto the Attorney General’s Office direct application page. https://ago-ma.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP// Paralegal Government Bureau Trial Division The Attorney General’s Office is looking for a motivated individual to provide paralegal and administrative support to Assistant Attorneys General in the Trial Division. The Trial Division represents and defends the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, its agencies, and employees in a wide variety of civil lawsuits. Primary Duties: Provide day-to-day support for all aspects of the attorneys’ case requirements. The responsibilities for this position may include the following: fact gathering; legal research; attending client meetings and depositions (both in and outside the office), court hearings, and trials; drafting discovery or other pleadings; organizing and maintaining files; reviewing documents and exhibits; providing support and assistance to the attorneys in preparation for hearings, depositions, meetings, or trial; communicating with clients, attorneys, and witnesses, as well as court clerk's offices and members of the public; screening and preparing mail; managing calendars (including the scheduling of critical dates, deadlines, and case-related appointments); completing forms; preparing court documents for filing; and maintaining and updating a case management system. Additionally, there will be administrative and clerical duties, including the processing of all presentments, some typing and filing, and other duties, that may be assigned, as required. Position Type: Full-Time/Non-Exempt Salary: $46,523 _Application Instructions_: To apply for this position, visit the Employment and Recruitment Portal of the Attorney General’s Office at: https://ago-ma.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Welcome.ASPand apply directly. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position. The application deadline is October 21, 2022. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will gladly assist applicants in need of an accommodation. For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041. Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option to apply for this position. Applications submitted via this MassCareers website are not received by our Office. * _Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to_: Ellen Tierney, Managing Administrative Assistant Trial Division 617-963-2358 _Position Requirements_: Applicants with prior civil litigation experience are preferred for this full-time position. Strong writing, organizational, and communication skills are required. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated worker who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of Word and Excel are required, and a candidate with a working knowledge of Westlaw is preferred. A valid Massachusetts driver's license is preferred, as travel may be required to various courts, client and opposing party locations, and law offices. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment. _Please Note_: COVID-19 vaccines are required of all AGO employees. Absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to beginning employment with the AGO. Additionally, new hires are required to receive their first booster shot prior to the start of their employment, or within 30 days of eligibility, absent an approved medical or religious accommodation or pregnancy exemption. Our hybrid model includes some telework days for most positions. /The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As the representative of the Commonwealth and its residents, the Attorney General’s Office strives to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The Office encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions./ *Do not select MassCareers “apply online” option. Any automated message generated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts MassCareers website does not apply to posted positions at the Attorney General’s Office. You must apply directly at: *www.mass.gov/ago/employment.* Job: Unclassified* *Organization: Office of the Attorney General *Title: *PARALEGAL Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 22000B7K

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