Litigation Paralegal (San Francisco, California)

LeClairRyan - San Francisco, CA3.6

Since its inception, LeClairRyan has grown exponentially and is now home to over 325 attorneys with offices in 15 states and the District of Columbia. LeClairRyan is currently seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of the Firm.

LeClairRyan established the San Francisco, California office in 2007. The location is now home to approximately 20 attorneys in addition to professional support staff. With a wide range of experience, LeClairRyan’s San Francisco teams provide services to clients in practice areas that include intellectual property, business litigation, products, commercial, and professional liability, transportation, construction, insurance, medical malpractice defense and labor and employment matters.

The Litigation Paralegal will primarily support an energetic and very successful litigation team who primarily represents one of the Firm’s major clients in general civil litigation. This is an exciting career opportunity for an individual to expand their litigation knowledge. This candidate should be able to:

Proactively assist attorneys with all aspects of the litigation process from case inception through trial and appeal process.
Be responsible for overall case file maintenance, requesting and maintaining records, including indexing and filing case materials, following up on outstanding matters.
Assist attorneys with all phases of discovery, including first draft responses to discovery as directed.
Manage and organize large volumes of documents including hard copy and electronic files.
Maintain a master set of all documents, keep updated records and correspondence files as well as preparing electronic files.
Assist with facilitating successful settlement processes.
Work well with the team.

Required Skills

2 – 5 years of litigation experience.
A Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program required.
Candidates should also possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills.
All potential candidates should have previous experience performing the following tasks: drafting correspondence, discovery, and pleadings; assisting attorneys in preparing for depositions, mediation, trial; document management; knowledge of court rules; proficiency in e-filing (state and federal); calendaring and docketing; and research skills.
Experience with electronic document review platforms such as Summation, Concordance, including key word searching and assistance in production coordination.
Each candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and be willing to work overtime if necessary.

LeClairRyan is not accepting unsolicited resume submissions from contracted or non-contracted agencies for this position. LeClairRyan is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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