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Litigation Paralegal - Construction Law

Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for multiple Attorneys. Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions/ etc....

Ideal Candidate will have complex litigation experience and knowledge of both Federal and State Rules

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Complex Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Rules
  • Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion, etc.
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicate effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

For further information regarding the Construction Law group.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316


Entry level Legal Secretary position reports to Paralegals:

Our internal title is Project Assistant

Under the general direction of Legal Secretaries and Paralegals, this position is responsible for performing specifically-delegated administrative legal work.

Many responsibilities are routine in nature but candidate must be able to handle non-routine situations, problems and deviations; must use independent judgment and initiative to determine approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

Primary job duties:
Maintain incoming documents, bates label, index, scan; keep all indexes updated for documents, depositions, deposition exhibits, witnesses; keep track of subpoenas sent out and responses received; keeping files organized; document production to opposing parties; create and maintain notebooks (motion, deposition, exhibit, trial etc.); maintain file rooms; miscellaneous: stock copy area, scan file locations, deliver morning and afternoon mail, etc

Provide backup secretarial coverage (phones, mail, transcription, calendaring, scheduling, invoices, check requests, etc..)

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Basic Legal Secretarial experience (including transcription, calendaring and scheduling)
  • Requires strong computer skills with 60+ WPM
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Professional and internet are all required
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with attorneys, clients and other professionals
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history to:

Young Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316



Employment Overview

Young Clement Rivers recognizes that recruiting, hiring and retaining top quality attorneys and staff members is integral to the firm’s goal of providing exceptional legal services.

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It is the firm's mission to "… Promote a high quality of life and level of job satisfaction for the firm’s professionals and staff by providing fair rewards and opportunities for individual development.  Respect the talents people bring to their jobs and value the growth and development of people by investing in training and education, and by encouraging self-improvement."

 

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