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Paralegal (Litigation) job in Portland, OR

Job Code: 58576794
Location: Portland, Oregon
Date Posted: 8/31/2017
Position: Paralegal
Practice Area: Litigation
Employment Type: Direct Hire

We are excited to partner with a local branch of a global firm here in Portland to help them find an outstanding Paralegal to join their litigation practice group. This is an opportunity to join an internationally recognized firm with over 300 lawyers represented in the “Best Lawyers in America” guide and recently voted “Best Places to Work” in 2017. If you have at least four years of combined Litigation Paralegal and Legal Assistant experience, able to proactively support a busy desk, and possess a high level of verbal and written communication, then you may an ideal candidate for the job! In this position, you will support attorneys by assisting with court filings, calendaring, and correspondence. Compensation for this opportunity is highly competitive and will be contingent on experience. If you would like to be considered for this rare chance to join a highly dynamic and sought after team, then please apply today!
 
Paralegal Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft, transcribe and type routine correspondence and documents
  • Draft some legal documents and other substitute legal assistant duties under the supervision of an appropriate professional.
  • Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintain files of correspondence and other records.
  • Maintain court calendar for litigation group, including calculating court dates and communication with various court clerks
  • Assist paralegals and legal secretaries with billable tasks
  • Additional duties as assigned

 
Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Employer paid benefits
  • 401k Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • PTO
  • Parking/Transportation Assistance

 
Qualifications:

  • Over 4 years of litigation experience as a Paralegal and/or Legal Assistant, required
  • High school diploma or educational equivalent, required; Bachelor's degree in a related field, preferred
  • Typing - 80+ WPM
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

 
Are you interested in hearing more about this Paralegal (Litigation) job in Downtown Portland, OR? Then send your resume to Jessica.jones@specialcounsel.com or click “apply” below. 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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