A legal assistant proposal is a document which is created either by a law firm seeking to hire the services of a legal assistant. A legal assistant is like a paralegal who is not a lawyer representing a client in the court, but someone who helps the lawyer or attorney in making case studies and helping him with clerical duties. A legal assistant has a very important role to play as he is responsible for minor tasks, yet which are crucial to a case. He drafts legal documents like contracts and agreements, conducts research on cases taken by the lawyer, organizes courtroom presentations, opening and closing of arguments in the court and also gives basic legal advice.

Sample Legal Assistant Proposal:

Name of firm: Jonas and Bros Legal Services

Address: 392 Arthur Road, Memphis

Proposal prepared on: February 29, 2012

Proposal prepared by: Bryan Johnson

Junior Attorney, Jonas and Bros Legal Services

Proposal submitted on: March 1, 2012

Proposal name: Proposal to appoint a new legal assistant

Purpose: The purpose of this proposal is to highlight the need of hiring a legal assistant and describing his duties in brief

Other details of legal assistant proposal:

  • The legal assistant will responsible for doing all the clerical tasks related to a case and thereby help the lawyer he is assisting get more free time to concentrate on the case
  • He shall prepare all legal documents and conduct research on the cases the lawyer is working on

Proposal signed and approved by: Joshua Ackles

Senior partner, Jonas and Bros Legal Services