Public Records Act Analyst Paralegal

Orange County, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Paralegal (Litigation) Job Number: 23453 Pay Rate: Up to $60,000

Law firm seeks a Litigation Paralegal with 3 years of experience.  Selected candidate will act as a dedicated Public Records Analyst for the firm.  Duties include analyzing requests and reviewing documents to be submitted in response to California Public Records Act requests on behalf of public agency clients at the direction of firm Municipal and Public Law attorneys.  The Paralegal will review databases of documents to separate responsive records from exempt or privileged records, and work with attorneys in preparing responses for the client to provide to the requester.

The Public Records Act Analyst Paralegal will track public records requests and submissions; determine appropriate scope; transfer documents to law firm for review; mark documents as privileged or exempt; draft response letters; and act as representative on behalf of the public agency counsel.  Candidate will conduct legal, public records, and other research (including cite check/Shepardizing) relating to simple and complex matters; summarize findings; and recommend proposed courses of action and solutions to the assigning attorney.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Salary range is $50,000 to $60,000

A bachelor's degree or relevant equivalent experience, and an ABA approved paralegal certificate or attorney attestation is required.  Candidates with a J.D. and applicable experience are encouraged to apply. The qualified Public Records Act Analyst must have knowledge of rules for formatting, preparation, filing/recording and service/distribution of legal documents and correspondence applicable to the practice area; knowledge of specific terminology and methods for researching federal, state and local regulations, codes, statutes, case and other authorities applicable to the practice area.   Selected Paralegal or J.D. will demonstrate outstanding professional and interpersonal skills, displaying courtesy and discretion in all interactions.

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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