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Paralegal Job in Downtown Portland, OR

Job Code: 54737366
Location: Portland, Oregon
Date Posted: 1/5/2017
Position: Paralegal
Practice Area: Litigation
Employment Type: Contract

Paralegal Job in Downtown Portland, OR
 
Are you looking for a new opportunity to expand your paralegal skills and see what else Portland has to offer in the legal realm? If so, we are looking for a qualified contract paralegal to bring much need support to a busy litigation team in Downtown Portland, OR. You are an ideal candidate if you have an eager and energetic personality, at least five years of Paralegal experience in a corporate litigation setting, and able to run a desk proactively. As the Paralegal, you will be managing shifting priorities for a busy corporate litigation attorney. If you are looking to join a firm with great work life balance, flexible hours, and a fun environment, then please apply today!
 
Paralegal Job Responsibilities:

  • Litigation calendaring and ensuring compliance with deadlines
  • Assisting with trial and arbitration preparation
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating litigation information on databases and spreadsheets
  • Assisting in conducting witness interviews regarding case information, case documents, and preparation of witness memoranda
  • Manage, update, and maintenance litigation files for corporate clients
  • Assisting in litigation matters, including identifying, gathering, and analyzing information and documents for discovery responses, depositions and motions, identifying and locating potential company witnesses, and reviewing and drafting discovery responses and declarations
  • Provide immediate administrative or desk support or coverage for other teammates, when necessary
  • Help Attorney’s assistant with other projects, when necessary
  • Assisting in preparing monthly litigation case status reports

 
Qualifications:

  • At least five years of Paralegal experience in litigation, including electronic discovery, and database tools
  • Familiar with corporate law
  • Paralegal Certificate, Bachelor's degree or higher desired
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software products
  • Strong command of the English language, including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style, the ability to compose correspondence and proofread, and a high level of attention to detail
  • Familiarity with standard office procedures in a law firm environment
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to multi-task
  • Excels working in a team environment

 
 
Are you interested in hearing more about this Paralegal in Portland, OR? Then click “apply” below or send your resume to jessica.jones@specialcounsel. This position and other great employment opportunities are available on our Special Counsel website at http://www.specialcounsel.com; please check them out!
 

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