Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Jobot
Location
Norfolk
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 19, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Litigation Paralegal / Growth Opportunity / Work Life Balance

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Salary: $50,000 – $80,000 per year

A bit about us:

A prominent law firm offers comprehensive legal services to individuals, businesses, and organizations across various industries. Their expertise spans corporate law, litigation, real estate, employment law, intellectual property, maritime law, and estate planning. With a commitment to excellence and client satisfaction, they help navigate legal complexities, resolve disputes, and achieve objectives effectively.

Why join us?
  • Competitive compensation
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 401K and Health Insurances (medical dental vision etc.)
  • Work–life balance
  • Opportunity for growth and partnership
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Mentorship programs
  • Community involvement
  • Employee recognition and rewards
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Retirement savings plans


Job Details

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Litigation Paralegal to join our dynamic team. As a leading law firm, we provide comprehensive legal services to a diverse client base, and the Litigation Paralegal plays a crucial role in supporting our attorneys in all aspects of the litigation process.

Key Responsibilities:

Case Management: Assist attorneys in managing all aspects of litigation cases, including organizing case files, scheduling hearings, depositions, and trial dates, and maintaining case calendars.

Legal Research: Conduct legal research using various resources to support case preparation and strategy development.

Document Management: Draft, review, and organize legal documents, including pleadings, motions, discovery requests, and responses.

Discovery Support: Assist in the discovery process by drafting discovery requests and responses, organizing and managing document production, and preparing deposition summaries.

Trial Preparation: Coordinate trial preparation activities, including witness preparation, exhibit preparation, and trial binders.

Client Communication: Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and court personnel professionally and effectively.

Billing and Timekeeping: Assist attorneys with billing and timekeeping tasks, including maintaining accurate records of billable hours and expenses.

Administrative Support: Provide general administrative support to attorneys, such as scheduling meetings, answering phones, and managing correspondence.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA–approved program.
3 years of litigation paralegal experience in a law firm setting.
Proficiency in legal research tools, such as Westlaw or LexisNexis, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines.
Knowledge of state and federal court rules and procedures.
Experience with electronic discovery software is a plus.

If you are a dedicated and proactive professional looking to advance your career in a collaborative and supportive environment, we encourage you to apply. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, along with opportunities for professional growth and development. Join us in our commitment to providing exceptional legal services and making a positive impact in our community. Apply today by submitting your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

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