• Project Assistant

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Job ID 2018-1812
    Category
    Practice Assistants
  • Overview

    The Nashville Office of a national, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking qualified applicants to work with attorneys on business bankruptcy and commercial litigation cases.  The ideal candidate is a recent graduate from an accredited 4-year college or university who is considering law school or wants to learn more about the legal profession and is interested in working for 2 years prior to pursuing further education. 

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with full range of tasks from case inception through case closure
    • 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
    • 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

    Qualifications

    • Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, Dunn & Bradstreet, and Courtlink.
    • 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 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.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.