Paralegal - Litigation

Employer
Ballard Spahr LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 14, 2022
Closes
Aug 17, 2022
Ref
626485493
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Our national law firm has an excellent opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented Litigation Paralegal to work with lawyers in the Litigation Department to provide the highest quality of legal assistance to our clients. The selected individual will handle document management (physical and electronic), document analysis, trial preparation, cite and fact checking of documents, docket oversight for portfolio of cases, along with a variety of other paralegal level tasks. This position in located in our Washington, DC office and offers a hybrid work schedule (2-3 days a week in the office). The person shall possess a mastery of technical and administrative skills, assume responsibility with minimal supervision, exercise initiative and judgment to make decisions within the scope of their assigned authority, work individually and as part of a team, and practice collaboration with firm employees in all offices. Required SkillsSuperior communication, organizational, problem solving and client service skills. The ability to work well under pressure and be able to multi-task is required. The ability to work beyond standard work hours, travel and lift boxes is required to perform the essential functions of this position.Required ExperienceA bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved institution and prior paralegal experience is required. A minimum of 5 years of experience in litigation is required. Must have knowledge of state and federal court rules, procedures and filing requirements and assist with the formatting and filing of electronic court submissions. Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2016, specifically Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe and other data entry applications and programs. Knowledge of electronic discovery (Relativity) and docketing software (e-Dockets) is highly desirable. Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color and members of the LGBTQAI+ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. In connection with this policy, we will require proof of vaccination. We believe this is the best way for us to fulfill our legal obligation to provide a safe workplace, which has been and continues to be a top priority as we manage the many challenges of the pandemic. If you have any questions regarding the firm's vaccination policy, please contact our Human Resources Department at HRD@. The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.PDN-96c5b241-6a07-48e0-8b9a-3c98d36ae680

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