Civil Litigation Paralegal
Johnson City, Tennessee
A high-profile and growing law firm is seeking an experienced Civil Litigation Paralegal to join their dynamic team. The Civil Litigation Paralegal will provide expert legal services in the field of civil litigation and offer innovative solutions and personalized support to navigate and resolve legal matters. The Paralegal will play a crucial role in supporting attorneys in all aspects of civil litigation, ensuring efficient case management, and contributing to successful legal strategies.
The Civil Litigation Paralegal will be responsible for:
· Assisting attorneys in organizing and maintaining case files, including gathering and organizing documents, correspondence, and other case-related materials.
· Conducting legal research using various resources to support attorneys in case preparation and strategy.
· Drafting and formatting legal documents, including pleadings, motions, subpoenas, and discovery requests.
· Maintaining professional communication with clients, court personnel, and opposing counsel. Coordinate meetings, depositions, and court appearances.
· Preparing and filing legal documents with the appropriate courts, ensuring compliance with deadlines and local rules.
· Managing attorney calendars, scheduling court dates, meetings, and deadlines.
· Assisting with tracking billable hours, expenses, and client billing as needed.
· Providing administrative support to attorneys, including answering phones, managing mail, and other general office duties.
· Handling sensitive and confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
The Civil Litigation Paralegal
· Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Paralegal in a civil litigation department of a law firm.
· Proficiency in legal software and case management systems.
· Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.
· Knowledge of local court procedures and rules.
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
· A commitment to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.
The Civil Litigation Paralegal will be compensated with:
· $45,000+ Annual Salary DOE
· Comprehensive benefits available
· Short-term disability
· Working in a great team environment
· Opportunities for Career Growth!
Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
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