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Litigation – Civil Job Description

Every year there are approximately 14 million civil lawsuits filed in the United States—and that number is expected to grow. As a result civil litigation is the largest practice area for attorneys, paralegals, clerks and legal support staff in the country.

The field of civil litigation is diverse and dynamic. Each case is different and brings with it unique challenges and opportunities to apply your skills and experience. It’s also a rewarding career choice as civil litigation is one of the best-paying fields of law.

Required expertise for civil litigation professionals

To be a successful civil litigation professional you must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Oral and written advocacy
  • Willingness to work extensive hours
  • Knowledge of substantive and procedural law
  • Customer service

Civil litigation practice areas

Those 14 million lawsuits span a wide array of litigation areas, including:

  • Personal injury
  • Products liability
  • Medical malpractice
  • Succession disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Business disputes
  • Intellectual property
  • Landlord and tenant disputes

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Litigation – Civil Job Postings

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Date Posted: 07/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire
    A Medical Malpractice Paralegal job is available at a firm in the downtown area of Chicago courtesy of Special Counsel.  
     
    Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of either plaintiffs or defense medical malpractice experience in a law firm environment and should...
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  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
    Date Posted: 07/20
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    The Carolinas Parker + Lynch team is working with a sophisticated boutique in Raleigh, NC who will be adding an Associate to their litigation practice group.  This role provides a chance to expand your practice as the role will work across the litigation team and handle a variety of...View Details.
  • Location: Village, California
    Date Posted: 07/19
    Position: Executive Assistant
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Executive Assistant/legal secretary opportunity available immediately through Special Counsel. The ideal candidate has experience providing...View Details.
  • Location: San Francisco, California
    Date Posted: 07/18
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a civil litigator looking for an exciting opportunity to join a growing firm with a national presence? Are you looking for a quality of life...View Details.
  • Location: San Jose, California
    Date Posted: 07/18
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a civil litigator looking for an exciting opportunity to join a growing firm with a national presence? Are you looking for a quality of life...View Details.
  • Location: Washington , District of Columbia
    Date Posted: 07/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
     
    Special Counsel is seeking attorneys for a potential Slovakian language document review project starting as early as mid to late July 2018. Please review the project details below if you’re immediately available for a project with us. Come register with Special Counsel for...
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  • Location: Oakland, California
    Date Posted: 07/18
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Are you a litigation paralegal with 3+ years of experience interested in a direct hire opportunity in Oakland? We are looking for a meticulous problem-solver with high attention to detail, someone who has in-depth understanding of every stage of case management, from inception to...View Details.
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
    Date Posted: 07/18
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client, a large well respected downtown law firm, is searching for a Litigation Legal Secretary in Denver, CO.  You will need at least 2 years’ experience in a law firm environment, and must be detail-oriented, superior organizational skills and outstanding administrative...View Details.
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
    Date Posted: 07/17
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Temporary
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for document review attorneys in Orlando as soon as Wednesday, July 18th. Please view the project details below:
     
    • Start Date: Wednesday, July 18th
    • Duration: 3-4 weeks
    • Location: Orlando, FL
    • Hours: 40...
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  • Location: San Diego , California
    Date Posted: 07/16
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Special Counsel is recruiting for a Litigation Secretary for one of San Diego’s top Personal Injury/Insurance Defense firms.  This firm, located right in the middle of downtown San Diego boasts a laid-back work environment and substantial opportunity for growth!  This team...View Details.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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