- Litigation Paralegal
Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for two 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.
- 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax: 843-579-1316
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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