Litigation Paralegal

McKenzie Law Firm - Pensacola, FL

Full-time
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The McKenzie Law Firm, a family-owned and operated legal practice is seeking a qualified and experienced litigation paralegal to work on plaintiff’s litigation and appellate matters for personal injury, medical malpractice, and civil rights matters.

We are not looking to hire just anyone for this job. We require that our new hire to be someone who is committed to our mission and core values. Our mission here at McKenzie Law Firm is to act with Purpose, Passion, and Peace of Mind.

Everything we do at this firm is driven by purpose. Since our firm was started in 1976 we have been committed to helping our community and the clients we serve here. We also believe that taking stands for our clients and community are essential to living a life of purpose and one of meaning. The law is supposed to protect people and we do our best to make sure that it does.

We are passionate about the law we practice and passionate about helping our clients and telling their story. We have a deep connection and concern for our clients and our community.

We strive to deliver peace of mind to our clients. Most people contacting our firm have been through something traumatic. They have also never been involved with legal issues before. This compounds the stress they are dealing with in their time of need. We strive here, day in and day out, to deliver peace of mind to our clients by taking the time to explain how the law works in plain language. We make our clients feel fully involved in the process.

If you are a person who exemplifies these qualities and believes in our principles, we encourage you to apply.

The successful applicant will be expected to get up to speed quickly with an ongoing legal practice. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please follow our application instructions carefully. If you do not follow the application instructions exactly as directed, your name will be removed from consideration.

Applicant Requirements:

  • College degree
  • Positive, Joyful Attitude
  • 3 or more years of experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Experience in personal injury law
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Excellent grammar, writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency
  • Expertise with MS Word
  • Expertise with Adobe Acrobat
  • Willingness to learn and adapt

Job Description:

  • Managing ongoing litigation and appellate practice with a full caseload
  • Managing, organizing, and analyzing large amounts of documents and records
  • Client service and relationship management
  • Handle inbound and outbound mail
  • Conduct Potential Client Intakes
  • Drafting, revising, and editing documents in MS Word and Adobe Acrobat
  • Coordinating, scheduling, and calendaring appointments
  • Teamwork
  • Use of computers and various software such as Clio, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, and MS Excel.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits to our employees.

If you respond to this ad and are qualified we will contact you and will require you to email the firm the following: 1) A cover letter describing yourself and why you believe you would be a good fit for our firm in PDF format and 2) a résumé in Word format. Your application materials must be sent via email with the subject line “Application for Paralegal Position.” In the body of the email, please identify the best way to contact you.

* If you have less than 3 years of experience as a paralegal and/or lack experience in one of the areas of law listed above, please identify this in your cover letter and provide a brief explanation as to why you believe you are still a good fit for the position.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules