Our client, a leading national firm is looking for a 7 plus years complex commercial litigation paralegal to support their dynamic and busy litigation team. The ideal candidate would have 5 plus years of trial experience with labor and employment defense practice area experience. Hands-on trial experience is required. This is a billable hour position and the firm is requiring you to juggle multiple projects for several attorneys. Relativity and Compulaw experience is highly preferred. Experience should include docketing, case organization and management, calendaring, and excellence in performing all traditional paralegal activities for litigation cases from start through trial. Responsibilities would include; demonstrated effectiveness at obtaining and managing client documents, including electronic data, and determining potential existence of documents that may be relevant to each case, regularly conduct litigation, criminal, and civil background checks and obtains properly authenticated records as needed, effectively and regularly drafts for attorney review: removal documents, certificates of interested parties, answers, initial disclosures, various motions and orders, scheduling orders, protective orders, deposition notices, affidavits and declarations, discovery and our responses to discovery, settlement agreements, dismissal documents for attorney review, etc; assists with preparation of motions for summary judgment; checking deposition cites, assembling exhibits, and creating the appendix; consistently and accurately identify and prepare all documents for production including bates labeling and redacting for privileged and confidential information, effectively assists in preparation for trial including managing exhibits and all evidentiary matters, witness lists, files and subpoenas, coordinates and attends witness prep meetings; assists at trial, and conducts online research and able to utilize the firm?s electronic resources efficiently and effectively. A paralegal certificate and a 4-year college degree are highly preferred. The firm offers top notch benefits and excellent salary depending on experience. If you are qualified for this position, please e-mail your resume and professional references to Director of permanent services at for immediate attention!
Ability to take ownership of projects, writing and negotiating, planning and organizing
Management litigation experience
Command of litigation
Deep understanding of defense litigation
Comprehensive knowledge of civil litigation
Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity
Exceptional communication skills that provide the ability to interact with all levels of the organization with a high customer service orientation
7+ years of relevant experience
Prowess with word processing and spreadsheets highly sought after
Constant attention to detail and accuracy, confidentiality An excellent chance to foster client relationships and build case management skills, and to provide support to staff through training. The company is also prepared to offer you compensation at a competitive rate. Contact us today if you want to learn how to grow your paralegal career! .
Employment Type: Full-time
Robert Half Legal