Under limited supervision, provides paralegal and administrative work in support of the County Attorney’s Office. Work involves providing paralegal support, litigation support, land use records, research, drafting legal documents, FOIA and the like. Work also involves coordinating administrative functions of the County Attorney’s Office, maintaining law library, maintaining and managing office budget, maintaining office calendar, maintaining office files/records, and providing customer service. Reports to the County Attorney.
Thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the County and of County Attorney’s Office practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Paralegal. Has considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, and guidelines associated with paralegal work, including legal research, preparation of legal documents. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department. Has considerable knowledge of the laws, ordinances, standards, and regulations pertaining to the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. Virginia state and local government knowledge and experience a plus.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, certification as a paralegal or legal assistant; four (4) years previous experience and/or training that includes paralegal work in a Virginia local government legal office, legal assistant work, office management, and personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.