Litigation Paralegal

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Litigation Paralegal

Tallahassee, Florida

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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NA

Tallahassee, Florida

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

NA

January 23, 2023

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Job ID: 1321747_1674494328

January 23, 2023

Job ID: 1321747_1674494328

Job Summary

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A National Law Firm seeks a Litigation Paralegal for their Tallahassee office. The responsibilities include prioritizing, managing, following through on multiple projects, and communicating effectively, courteously, and professionally with clients, attorneys, staff, and peers.

Job Functions:

  • Experience working in a mid to large-sized firm and collaborating with various firm-wide departments to handle multiple responsibilities, including case opening, conflict checks, billing, training, records, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the rules of procedure governing courts relating to this role, including experience filing pleadings with the court in compliance with court requirements.
  • Assist with trial preparation, including the readiness of courtrooms and attendance at trials.
  • Conduct investigations, engage in legal research, develop draft pleadings, prepare motions for review by an assigned attorney, and assist in discovery.
  • Act as liaison with designated outside counsel and their paralegal staff.
  • Advise the attorney on the priority needs and status of assigned cases.
  • Prepare draft affidavits of documents and maintain case correspondence and document files.
  • Contact court administrators and regulatory bodies as needed.
  • Write memoranda to summarize research results.
  • Handle large and complex document productions to include retrieval, review, and upload to databases.
  • Cite-check and edit legal documents.
  • Maintain documents, transcripts, and work product databases.
  • Organize and prepare exhibit lists and privilege logs.
  • Responsible for coordination of work with outside document/litigation vendors.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to draft and proofread correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents.
  • Experience tracking and billing professional time to client files.
  • Manage electronic and paper case files.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have an Associate's degree in paralegal or legal studies or a Paralegal Certificate. Bachelor's degree in paralegal or legal studies preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of five years of law firm experience.
  • Experience working with multiple attorneys is required.
  • Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) preferred.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure and time constraints.
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish required.
  • Ability to effectively balance assignments and workflow from multiple attorneys.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong attention to detail, initiative, and follow-through required.
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About Beacon Hill

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