Litigation Paralegal


Special Counsel is looking for a litigation paralegal with 1-2 years’ experience to be a part of a dynamic litigation team working for a growing San Francisco office. The paralegal will be responsible for the coordination of all details before, during and after trial. The successful candidate will have experience working with a trial team from inception through completion including legal research, document filing, coordinating and being a part of the onsite team. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Creates and implements all elements of litigation case management systems, including file management (electronic and hard copy), case calendaring, discovery-related tasks and trial activities
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Assist attorneys with document reviews (setup, coordination of hot doc binders, preparation of privilege logs, conduct searches as needed, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of blue-booking and cite checking briefs, as well as creation of Table of Authorities
  • Understands mechanics of e-filing and e-files with state and federal courts and agencies
  • Assist with preparation of state and federal court filings in coordination with Managing Attorney’s Office, including coordination of service copies, delivery of documents to Court, preparation of litigation backs and other specific document preparation as required by the specific Court or Judge
  • Draft and review routine legal documents as requested by attorneys
  • Education & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience in a field that develops the skills required for the functions and responsibilities of the position
  • Completion of an approved paralegal program or 1-2 years’ experience at a law firm
  • Experience with all stages of litigation, including intake, discovery, and trial
  • Experience using Relativity document hosting database
  • Experience using litigation support software, including LiveNote and CaseMap
  • Strong attention to detail and accountability
  • Ability to communicate with individuals of all levels within the firm in a courteous and professional manner
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work concurrently on a variety of matters and manage time and expectations
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent judgment

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