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Paralegal Assistant-Work Hours: Children and Family Services State of Illinois


Under direct supervision of a licensed attorney, obtains documents in response to subpoenas; conducts legal research; writes legal memoranda, legal opinions, or other documents for review and approval by licensed legal staff; assumes no independent responsibility for legal validity of work performed; provides leadership among supportive staff; performs special projects and prepares special reports; obtains legal materials for staff attorneys; files court documents and serves legal papers.

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with coursework in such areas as legal, pre-legal, English, statistics or directly related coursework; preferably requires a paralegal certificate.