A paralegal in the State Attorney’s Office is responsible for performing routine paralegal assignments in support of the attorneys. A successful paralegal knows what needs to be done and does it before being asked. A paralegal in the State Attorney’s Office must have organizational, computer, and analytical skills, and display objectivity, commitment, responsibility
- Legal research, including compiling, analyzing, and summarizing legal opinions and other legal material
- Examining legal instruments or other documents to ensure completeness and accuracy, as well as conformance to applicable laws, rules, precedents
- Assisting in case preparation for criminal law proceedings or agency hearings
- Directly interacting with victims and witnesses of crimes throughout the course of cases
- Interviewing and taking sworn affidavits from citizens or police officers and recommending possible courses of action to superiors
Minimum Training and Experience:
Graduation from a two-year program of study in paralegal studies or a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.