Provides legal support to the City of Dayton Law Department. Duties include collecting underlying information on claims; communicating effectively with City staff, court staff, opposing counsel and others; drafting discovery requests and discovery responses; analyzing and summarizing medical records, financial records or other business records; researching legal issues and drafting legal memoranda; preparing various forms of legal pleadings and other legal correspondence; assisting in hearing and trial preparations; managing databases for claims and cases; and providing assistance to attorneys as needed. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to learn to use other software and databases.
Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies, Business, or related field.
Past experience as a paralegal, legal intern, or legal assistant is preferred
Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.
Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.
Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment.
The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees subsequent to HR Policy 2.09.