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How a Law Firm Hired a Paralegal for $1,000/ month

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editor’s note: Some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon. :-)

What does this client’s business do?

Our client is a law firm specializing in criminal law cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to serious felony-level offenses. They deliver experienced litigation and legal services in criminal and civil courts.

Who was hired and what was their role?

They needed a full-time paralegal to help assist existing paralegals and legal officers. After an assessment of possible candidates, Shepherd helped them hire Kristel for the position.  

Kristel does the following as their new Paralegal:

  • Preparing and processing legal documents 
  • Summarizing medical records, creating treatment or event timelines and chronological medical summaries 
  • Legal Research 
  • Establishment and proper maintenance of each client record, and files

What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Kristel now works full-time in the client time zone for $1,000 per month.

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Before her hiring, Kristel has three years of relevant industry experience. Aside from administrative tasks, Kristel is also skilled in basic accounting and bookkeeping. She has drafted pleadings, and legal documents and prepared the essential files and evidence-to-be. Kristel was described by her supervisors as hardworking, intelligent, and doing her job and pleadings well. 

Need to hire someone like this too?

When you need to hire an efficient Paralegal to support your business, reach out to us at Shepherd.

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