Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
Job ID 2018-1679


The Nashville Office of a national, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking qualified applicants for a Paralegal with 5+ years of commercial bankruptcy and litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing both business bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters; case preparation from beginning to end; the ability to perform federal and state court filings; experience with trial preparation and trials; experience with document review software (Relativity, I-Pro, Eclipse); strong communication skills; the ability to collaborate effectively with clients, attorneys, and staff; the ability to self-manage and meet deadlines; and the ability to work overtime when needed.

Mid-size to large law firm experience a plus.


  • Perform full range of paralegal tasks from case inception through case closure.
  • Maintain and monitor court deadlines for assigned cases and take ownership of case calendars.
  • Prepare drafts of notices, motions, fee applications and proofs of claims, including organization of exhibits.
  • Perform online PACER research.
  • Prepare deposition notices; organize, maintain and prepare deposition materials, exhibits and summaries.
  • Remain current in industry trends in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and the legal profession.
  • Participate in case strategy meetings.
  • Ensure expertise in technology relevant to the position; proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency.
  • Electronically file documents with the Court through the ECF system under the supervision of an attorney.
  • Handle routine calls and correspondence to creditors, outside attorneys, and clients.



  • Experience with e-filing within the Federal Courts, specifically with both the U.S. Bankruptcy and the U.S. District Courts.
  • Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, Dunn & Bradstreet, and Courtlink.
  • Proficient in bluebooking.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively.
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required.

Education: BA/BS required. Paralegal certificate a plus.





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