Litigation Paralegal

Intergrated General Counsel - Pleasanton, CA

30+ days agoPart-time

We are a dynamic and expanding law firm with a focus on helping businesses succeed, seeking a part-time paralegal with litigation experience who may work 15 to 20 hours per week. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a business law firm, is comfortable performing all aspects of business litigation work, can work independently on multiple tasks, is passionate about providing quality services, and is a self-starter. Additionally, he or she should be flexible, analytical, intelligent, detail-oriented, and have an innate desire to learn. This position offers a variety of learning experiences and potential growth opportunities.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare court filings, including proof reading, preparing exhibits, and timely filing with the court in accordance with California and local rules
  • Draft documents and prepare forms
  • Draft professional correspondence
  • Proof read attorney correspondence and documents
  • Communicate with potential clients and clients via telephone and email
  • Maintain client records in practice management and document management system
  • Organize and maintain online and paper files
  • Maintain calendar for busy attorney, includes scheduling a variety of appointments
  • Provide general legal assistance to attorney

Required Skills:

  • Trial experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge of legal practice management software PracticeMaster and Tabs3 a plus
  • Strong computer skills
  • Prior administrative support experience
  • Highly motivated and a self-learner
  • Team player
  • Can work effectively and efficiently in a telecommute situation

Please respond to this job post with a copy of your resume and cover letter, both in PDF format, describing why you would be the ideal candidate. Put "Litigation" in the subject line please.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 3 years (Required)