06 October 2021
Paralegal

The ideal candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be patient, courteous, diplomatic, and able to deal with various personalities and situations.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Managing a caseload from initial filing through trial and post-trial
  • Draft and file legal documents and pleadings in State and Federal court
  • Draft and file discovery and manage discovery compliance 
  • Communicate in a clear and concise manner with team members, clients, opposing counsel, judicial employees/clerk and other legal professionals 
  • Coordinate, schedule and calendar meetings, case related deadlines, notice hearings, depositions and other litigation related proceedings
  • Manage Attorney’s calendar and assist with attorney travel arrangement when needed
  • Provide excellent legal support to the team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Assist with trial preparation (trial binders, exhibits, redacting, etc.)
  • Data entry in firm management system pertaining to case related matters
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 2 years of Personal Injury Litigation experience preferred, but not required
  • Excellent client communications skills
  • Strong multitasking skills, highly organized, and detail oriented
  • Able to excel in a fast pace work environment, take direction and work with little supervision
  • Able to manage a large caseload and comply with deadlines
  • Knowledge of State and Federal court statutes, rules and procedures
  • Familiar in Microsoft Word, Outlook and the ability to become proficient in firm technology programs 
  • Familiar with legal terminology, court proceeding and drafting pleadings, discovery and legal documents 
  • Familiar with court procedures, courtMap, JAWS and e-filing via e-portal
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
We offer PTO 7 holidays, medical, dental, vision, and 401K with company matching.