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We're Growing! Seeking Paralegal to Join Our Team!

Job Opening: Paralegal

Whitney Young Law Firm Location: Elizabeth City, NC

About Us: Whitney Young Law Firm is a well-established legal practice in Elizabeth City, NC, dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our diverse clientele. Our team of experienced attorneys and professional staff work collaboratively to deliver high-quality legal solutions. We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Paralegal to join our dynamic team.

Job Description: The Paralegal will support our attorneys by performing a variety of tasks to assist in legal case management, research, and document preparation. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys in preparing for trials, hearings, and closings

  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant information

  • Draft, review, and file legal documents and pleadings

  • Manage case files and maintain proper documentation

  • Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and outside parties as necessary

  • Prepare and organize exhibits, evidence, and other supporting documents

  • Maintain and update attorney calendars and schedules

  • Perform administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings and managing correspondence


  • Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or a related field preferred

  • Paralegal certification from an accredited program

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a paralegal preferred

  • Proficient in legal research tools and software

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Retirement plan with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Professional development opportunities

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and references to with the subject line "Paralegal Application - [Your Name]". Applications will be accepted until June 21st, 2024.

Join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding legal services to our community!

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