Litigation Paralegal

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Special Counsel is seeking a Litigation Paralegal will support lawyers, performing a variety of functions that may include factual research, document analysis, cite checking and Shepardizing, and drafting transactional documents. 

DUTIES 

  • Utilizes the firm’s software and technology, specifically any practice-group driven technology
  • Examines, organizes, summarizes, and analyzes information relating to questions to create a logical and usable work product
  • Investigates factual issues by using a variety of resources, including local libraries, web sites, client repositories, and other outside sources
  • Maintains client, matter, or practice group specific libraries in hard copy or electronic format (or both)
  • Presents results of all projects in effectively written memos, e-mails, or in logical discussion
  • Creates and maintains spreadsheets, utilizing formulas
  • Coordinates the storage of client information with the firm’s Records Department
  • Maintains all administrative standards set by the firm, including the preparation and submittal of daily time entries, attendance at administrative meetings, and other administrative tasks as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ relevant work experience in the legal field
  • Previous experience as a Litigation Paralegal
  • Proficiency with document review tools/software i.e. Relativity, Ringtail
  • Working understanding of the legal terminology specific to Commercial Litigation
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the ability to be trained on specific practice group technology
  • Displays the ability to express himself/herself clearly using proper grammar and appropriate vocabulary; comments are organized and precise; can describe a set of facts in an organized, clear, and unambiguous fashion
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and the ability to follow up on assignments in situations where there is little or no guidance, structure a system from minimal instruction, and submit a flawless work product
  • Positive, flexible and committed attitude
  • Ability and time management skills to work independently and meet deadlines in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions
  • Critical thinking skills enough to make decisions regarding daily work, a willingness to follow instructions, and responsibility to bring all problems, concerns, or discrepancies to the attention of the supervising lawyer
  • Remain current in practice area industry trends and in the legal profession
  • Use own judgment in decision making to solve problems and achieve business outcomes
  • Organize and prioritize own workload and help timekeepers with their organization
  • Take the initiative in handling projects and anticipating what needs to be done

BENEFITS 

We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent benefits. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.