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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: San Jose, California
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Our client, a well- established international law firm, is seeking a Case Assistant to join the Silicon Valley office.
     
    CASE ASSISTANT:
      • Support attorneys and paralegals.
      • Organize and assemble client documents.
      • Ensure files are...View Details.
  • Location: Los Angeles , California
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Legal Secretary
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Environmental Litigation Secretary position in Los Angeles, CA
     
    Would you like to support a founding partner of a growing National Law...
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  • Location: Arco Station, California
    Date Posted: 06/26
    Position: Paralegal
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Special Counsel has an immediate need for a litigation paralegal to assist a boutique litigation law firm in Los Angeles. The litigation paralegal...View Details.
  • Location: Oakland County , Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Senior Level Product Liability Litigation Attorneys
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type: Long Term Contract Opportunity
    Required Experience:  10+ years of...
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  • Location: Oakland County , Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Entry Level Law Firm File Clerk
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type: Flexible (30+ Hours a week)
    Location:...
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  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Would you like to supplement your current practice while working for one of the region's top defense firms? We are working with a national firm in...View Details.
  • Location: Wayne County , Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Either Contract or Direct Hire
    Paid Law Clerk Opportunity
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time and or Part Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type: Contract and Direct Hire opportunities
    Required Experience:  1+ year(s) of experience and/or...
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  • Location: Troy, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    We are recruiting Commercial Litigation Attorneys for contract job openings in the Detroit area. Our clients need attorneys experienced with large commercial litigation for project-based engagements. This is a great opportunity to supplement a small practice. Top applicants will possess...View Details.
  • Location: South East Michigan, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    eDiscovery Project Manager
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type: Long Term Contract Opportunity
    Required Experience:  5+ years of...
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  • Location: Oakland County, Michigan
    Date Posted: 06/23
    Position:
    Practice Area: Litigation – Civil
    Employment Type: Contract
    Senior Level Commercial Litigation Attorneys
     
    Job Overview:
    Company:  Special Counsel Employee Type:  Full-Time
    Location:  Detroit, Michigan Job Type: Long Term Contract Opportunity
    Required Experience:  10+ years of...
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