Criminal Defense Paralegal

Recognized as one of America’s best law firms by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen PLLC is dedicated to fighting for people’s rights in criminal and civil courtrooms.

Overview:
Our criminal defense team is in search of an experienced paralegal to work with multiple attorneys and provide a full range of support.
The successful candidate must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and enjoy working with people.

Responsibilities:
• Communicating with clients
• Organizing and maintaining files
• Maintaining attorneys’ calendars and keeping attorneys aware of court commitments and other events
• Filing court pleadings in state and federal court; both in-person and electronically
• Preparing and assisting with correspondence
• Assisting with client in-take
• Handling confidential and time-sensitive material
• Assisting with preparation for trials and court hearings
• Assisting with drafting pleadings
• Offering general support to at least three criminal defense attorneys both in and out of the courtroom

Qualifications:
• Paralegal experience
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
• North Carolina Notary Public or the ability to obtain such qualification
• Good communication and organization skills
• Familiarity with filing pleadings in state court clerk’s offices and through Electronic Case Filing (ECF) in federal court; Familiarity with filing and service procedures
• General understanding of legal terminology

Benefits:
Benefits include health insurance, disability/life insurance, and 401K.

To apply:
Please send resumes to: tfwocharlotte@gmail.com