Employment Law Paralegal

Now open- a Paralegal job in Tampa, Florida, courtesy of Special Counsel!  Our client is a prominent international law firm which is hiring for its Hillsborough County branch! This role is located within the firm’s Employment Law practice group and involves working on EEOC claims and wage & hour matters. This candidate would be responsible for providing assistance to attorneys and trial teams with all aspects of case management.  This is a permanent position and benefits are offered.  Some limited travel may be required.

 

Paralegal Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist attorneys with Rule 26 disclosures, discovery requests and responses
  • Collect, review, index, organize and summarize documents produced by other parties
  • Assist during trial: manage exhibits, coordinating witnesses, in addition to assisting with case presentation during trial (video clips and exhibits through Trial Director), and any other duties associated with tria
  • Review and code electronic e-mails and case documents in Relativity
  • Assist with finalization of briefs, including cite-checking, preparation of table of contents/authorities, and proofreading; and performing basic Westlaw/Lexis searches
  • Prepare and maintain various case-related excel spreadsheets
  • Draft, review and revise relevant legal materials
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    Qualifications:

     

  • Three plus years’ experience in labor and employment law
  • The candidate should have experience in drafting employment-related positions statements and helping respond to records requests.
  • Experience in all phases of the litigation
  • Strong technical skills in Trial Director, Microsoft Office, Westlaw and e-Discovery tools
  • Ability to effectively set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects for several attorneys
  • Bachelor's Degree and Paralegal Certification preferred but not required
  • Related work experience in a corporation or law firm environment
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    Are you interested in this Paralegal job in Tampa, Florida?  If so, apply now by submitting your resume!   To view all our open positions, please visit us at www.specialcounsel.com.a

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