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Litigation Paralegal Employment & Labor Law group

Under the general direction of two Partners, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal.  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 Employment and Labor Law group, click here.

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



Receptionist (Part-Time)

YCRLAW is looking for an experienced part-time receptionist for our beautiful downtown Charleston office (near SC Aquarium).  Great firm atmosphere.

  • Hours are Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. When our morning receptionist is off, we will need you 9:30 am – 5:30 pm.
  • As the receptionist at our law firm, you will be the “face” of the office and a positive representation of our commitment to providing excellent client service. Your ability to be composed and in control is critical as you represent our firm in all of your interactions.

We are looking for someone with a professional, outgoing, engaging personality who can work well with others and the public.  First impressions to clients, opposing counsel and the public are of upmost importance.  Computer and organizational skills are a must.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

  • Greet clients and visitors
  • Provide general information and assistance
  • Handle incoming telephone calls via console. Troubleshooting calls may be needed
  • Record receipt of packages
  • Schedule conference rooms and maintain online calendar of conference room reservations
  • Coordinate catering requests; work closely with outside conference services personnel to ensure room set-up and food/beverage needs are covered
  • Light cleaning after meetings to clear conference rooms for subsequent meetings
  • Keep work area organized and professional
  • Back-up of AM reception coverage when needed

Previous Reception Experience Preferred (large law firm or professional services environment).

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Professional demeanor in person and on phone.
  • Professional appearance
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; computer literacy and organization.
  • Attention to detail
  • Client service oriented; is helpful and kind

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.

Excerpts from our Mission Statement

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.