Paralegal Assistant

ID
2024-40837
Division
Business Process Outsourcing
Department
Legal & Compliance Positions
Location : Location
PH-PAM-San Fernando
Employment Type
Full-Time
Career Level
Mid-Level
Education
Bachelor's Degree

LOCATION

Pampanga, PH

POSITION OVERVIEW

Job Title: Paralegal Assistant

Job Type: Full - Time

Location: Philippines

 

MCI is a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company that specializes in delivering tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on innovation, we have established ourselves as a trusted partner in the industry.

We are seeking a Paralegal Assistant who will provide essential support to attorneys and paralegals in a law firm or legal department. The role will involve a variety of administrative, research, and clerical tasks to facilitate the efficient operation of legal processes and client services. You will assist with case management, document preparation, legal research, and client communication under the supervision of licensed attorneys and senior paralegals.

 

To be considered for this role, you must complete a full application on our company careers page, including all screening questions and a brief pre-employment test.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft and prepare legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, contracts, and correspondence, using word processing and legal software.
  • Format, proofread, and edit legal documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with court rules and procedural requirements.
  • Assist with case file organization, maintenance, and documentation, including indexing, filing, and retrieval of legal documents and correspondence.
  • Coordinate court filings, document service, and delivery of legal notices, subpoenas, and discovery requests as directed by attorneys and paralegals.
  • Conduct legal research using online databases, case law libraries, and other resources to gather relevant statutes, regulations, and precedent for case preparation and strategy.
  • Summarize and analyze legal authorities, opinions, and findings to assist attorneys and paralegals in case evaluation, argument development, and client representation.
  • Serve as a liaison between attorneys, clients, and third parties, managing communication, scheduling appointments, and coordinating meetings, depositions, and court appearances.
  • Provide responsive and professional assistance to clients, addressing inquiries, providing status updates, and conveying attorney instructions and legal advice as appropriate.
  • Assist with calendar management, scheduling, and deadline tracking for attorney assignments, court appearances, and case-related events.
  • Prepare expense reports, time entries, and billing statements for client invoicing and accounting purposes.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of client information, case details, and privileged communications in accordance with ethical standards and attorney-client privilege.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and procedural requirements, including court rules, filing deadlines, and document retention policies.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

WONDER IF YOU ARE A GOOD FIT FOR THIS POSITION?

All positive, and driven applicants are encouraged to apply. The Ideal candidates for this position are highly motivated and dedicated and should possess the below qualities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or Legal Studies
  • Paralegal certificate or relevant professional certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience in a legal environment, law firm, or corporate legal department.
  • Proficiency in legal research methods, citation formats, and online research tools.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, clients, and colleagues.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and legal software applications.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology, court procedures, and litigation processes.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a legal team, demonstrating professionalism, discretion, and integrity.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must be authorized to work in the country where the job is based.
  • Must be willing to submit up to a LEVEL II background and/or security investigation with a fingerprint.  Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation results.
  • Must be willing to submit to drug screening.  Job offers are contingent on drug screening results.

COMPENSATION DETAILS

WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION?

We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and a collaborative work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods while using a computer and telephone headset. The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer. The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

It is the policy of MCI and affiliates to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment. If reasonable accommodation is needed, of Human Resources.

DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY

At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community.  All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.  MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling MCI's commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment.

 

MCI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.  MCI will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

 

MCI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline. In addition, it is the policy of MCI to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where an employee works.

ABOUT MCI (PARENT COMPANY)

MCI helps customers take on their CX and DX challenges differently, creating industry-leading solutions that deliver exceptional experiences and drive optimal performance. MCI assists companies with business process outsourcing, staff augmentation, contact center customer services, and IT Services needs by providing general and specialized hosting, software, staff, and services.

 

In 2019, Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) was named by Inc. Magazine as Iowa’s Fastest Growing Company in the State of Iowa and was named the 452nd Fastest Growing Privately Company in the USA, making the coveted top 500 for the first time. MCI’s subsidiaries had previously made Inc. Magazine's List of Fastest-Growing Companies 15 times, respectively. MCI has ten business process outsourcing service delivery facilities in Georgia, Florida, Texas, New Mexico, California, Kansas, Nova Scotia, South Africa, and the Philippines.

 

Driving modernization through digitalization, MCI ensures clients do more for less. MCI is the holding company for a diverse lineup of tech-enabled business services operating companies. MCI organically grows, acquires, and operates companies that have synergistic products and services portfolios, including but not limited to Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), customer contact management, IT Services (IT Schedule 70), and Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS Schedule 736), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Claims Processing, Collections, Customer Experience Provider (CXP), Customer Service, Digital Experience Provider (DXP), Account Receivables Management (ARM), Application Software Development, Managed Services, and Technology Services, to mid-market, Federal & enterprise partners. MCI now employs 10,000+ talented individuals with 150+ diverse North American client partners across the following MCI brands: MCI BPO, MCI BPOaaS, MarketForce,  GravisApps, Gravis Marketing, MarchEast, Mass Markets, MCI Federal Services (MFS), OnBrand24, The Sydney Call Center, Valor Intelligent Processing (VIP), BYC Aqua,  EastWest BPO, TeleTechnology, and Vinculum.

DISCLAIMER

The purpose of the above job description is to provide potential candidates with a general overview of the role. It's not an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required for the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

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