• Paralegal

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Job ID 2018-1689
    Category
    Paralegal
  • Overview

    The Baltimore Office of a national, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking a junior paralegal to work with attorneys and paralegals on a litigation team.

     

    Mid-size to large law firm experience a plus.

    Responsibilities

    • 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 deposition notices; organize, maintain and prepare deposition materials, exhibits and summaries.
    • 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 outside attorneys, courthouse personnel, vendors, and clients.
    • Handle large document reviews, both in person and electronically, generate and maintain production logs, and organize discovery.

    Qualifications

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Experience with e-filing within the Courts, specifically with the U.S District Courts and Maryland state courts.
    • Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, and Lexis/Lexis Advance.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Nuance PDF).
    • 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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