Paralegal

Are you an experienced Paralegal who has Civil Litigation experience? Special Counsel is searching for a Litigation Paralegal with at least 3+ years of experience to join our client: a boutique law firm located in Downtown Portland, Oregon. This position is currently working remotely but will return to the office in a hybrid schedule when it is safe to do so. This position will work 38.5 hours per week, and there is some flexibility on this. Candidates with civil litigation experience are encouraged to apply today. For immediate consideration please apply with your most updated resume in Word format.

                                                                                          

Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys on complex construction and commercial litigation issues
  • Conduct legal research using Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • Communicate with clients regularly and keep them updated on the status of their case
  • File documents electronically with various courts
  • Handle discovery from start to finish
  • Schedule and assist attorneys at depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials
  • Review client records and documents
  • Assist attorneys with entering in billable hours to the time management system
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    Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of working as a civil litigation paralegal
  • Construction law experience is a plus
  • Experience working closely with clients
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong technical background and experience
  • Strong organizational skills
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    Education and Benefits:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • ABA Paralegal Certificate Degree preferred
  • Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401K, profit sharing, 3 weeks of PTO, over 2 weeks of sick time, and casual dress at the office


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