Are you a paralegal with litgation looking for an immediate opportunity? Do you want to showcase your multi-tasking skills and talented abilities at a fantastic law firm? If so, we want to speak with you. Special Counsel is seeking a litigation paralegal for an outstanding long term contract opportunity.
This is a hands-on position that involves working collaboratively with clients and employees of the firm.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under attorney direction drafts and prepares correspondence and other written documents as required including responses, reports, filings, pleadings, answers, motions, interrogatories, contracts, opinions, position papers, letters, etc., and other documents as necessary.
Organizes and analyzes documentary evidence including contracts, medical records, reports, depositions, discovery, investigative and other documents and summaries. Interpretation and preparation of chronologies and summaries as requested.
Ensures organization of files including maintenance and management.
Monitors files and escalates issues requiring attorney involvement. Performs timely handling of highly sensitive issues and materials related to case.
Maintains calendar for trial and discovery deadlines. Obtains trial settings, coordinates and assist in preparation.
Assist administration with new hire forms and general projects as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
3+ years of prior litigation experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook required.
Experience managing the attorney’s schedules, calendaring court dates & deadlines required.
Requires critical thinking skills, superior communication and organizational skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
High School Diploma or its equivalent required.
If you are interested in applying for this position? Then apply today by submitting your resume in Word format using the below link or send to Jacksonville@specialcounsel.com! To view all our open positions, please visit us at www.specialcounsel.com for daily updates on the legal market!
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