Paralegal (Foreclosure Experience)

West 4th Strategy

Job title: Paralegal (Foreclosure Experience)

Company: West 4th Strategy

Job description: Paralegal


We need an experienced Paralegal to provide legal support services to The United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of South Carolina within the Greenville Branch Office. This is a full-time opportunity. We can offer job security and stability, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

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  • Provide all legal assistant services required to perform the tasks related to the support of the USAO legal process
  • Provide a variety of direct assistance to multiple AUSAs, legal assistants, administrative staff, and other USAO personnel
  • Serve as legal assistant responsible for directly and independently supporting the Greenville district office
  • Examine, prepare, and process a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in format
  • Review incoming material and independently determine the need for assembly and preparation of a variety of legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas
  • Obtain needed information from files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources, and submit completed legal documents to the appropriate AUSA or, in limited cases, directly to the court
  • In preparation of documents, consider the nature and the status of the case involved
  • With limited instructions from the AUSA, prepare such legal actions as complaints, correspondence, and discovery requests and responses
  • Complete variable aspects of recurring legal documents in conformance with the rules governing their style and format
  • Aid attorneys in trial preparation by performing duties such as independently compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists
  • Use original and online legal resources, verify citations and statutory references contained in legal documents, and ensure citations are complete and consistent with source material
  • Develop tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format
  • List cited cases, opinions, and miscellaneous references in briefs
  • Compose original letters that do not require legal interpretations but do require a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology
  • Furnish requested information concerning pending and closed matters and cases, functions, and general procedures of the office
  • Determine which matters should be referred to the AUSA(s) and the urgency of the matter
  • Establish and maintain a variety of files
  • Search legal reference files for information needed by AUSAs in conducting interviews and preparing correspondence
  • Assemble exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents from file material
  • Separate, screen, select, assemble, and organize files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository in accordance with established procedures
  • Perform docketing duties such as opening, updating, and closing cases through use of the automated case tracking system
  • As necessary, search database for required information
  • Obligate funds for litigation expenses and monitors for continued necessity
  • Review bills and invoices and submit to budget office for payment
  • Maintain calendar of assigned active cases
  • Track filing, hearing, and trial dates, and scheduling conferences, and interviews
  • Develop and maintain suspense system for ongoing cases and inform the AUSA of pending dates and deadlines
  • Arrange travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations
  • Prepare travel authorizations and vouchers
  • Produce a variety of written documents and materials utilizing a wide range of office software applications and ensure proper format, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar
  • Provide automated litigation assistance to attorneys in trial preparation and courtroom presentations
  • Utilize various software applications and graphics hardware such as scanners and plotters
  • Prepare documents, charts, and visual materials for use in trials
  • Provide technical support e.g., enlarging charts and photographs, duplicating tapes and videos, and marking exhibits
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Progressive and relevant experience as legal assistant, paralegal, etc.
  • Possesses relevant experience working with foreclosure cases (preferred)
  • Possess legal experience working with a diverse population, legal staff, and law enforcement entities addressing several legal related issues
  • Possess a specialized knowledge of the processes, procedures, and practices of legal assistance activities in conjunction with a knowledge of clerical and administrative office skills
  • Possess a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology
  • Ability to review and analyze data and information from multiple sources
  • Ability to prepare detailed legal documents and correspondence
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to deliver the highest quality work under pressure
  • Preference for knowledge of the litigation process, including court rules and procedures


  • Associate’s degree or higher required
  • Preference for paralegal certificate


  • Greenville, SC 29601

West 4th Strategy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, pregnancy, political affiliation, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of the time.

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Location: Greenville, SC

Job date: Wed, 24 May 2023 07:41:58 GMT

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