Paralegal II

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Closes
Oct 03, 2017
Ref
Paralegal II
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

Williams & Connolly LLP, is currently seeking candidates for the position of Paralegal II.  This is a mid-level position within a tiered department.  Our depth of experienced, upper-level paralegals and case managers, as well as our unique single office location, offer the stage to foster close mentoring relationships and chances for growth.  The right candidate will have the opportunity to build a career with well-respected, top professional trial teams.  Under the direction of the Director of Paralegals, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide paralegal support to attorneys through all phases of litigation;
  • Managing all case materials, including all electronic files and database applications;
  • Obtaining from, or filing materials with, federal and local courts and agencies;
  • Factual research;
  • Tracking the course of information and case materials;
  • Prepare for and attend trials and arbitration proceedings.

The ideal candidate is required to have a minimum:

  • BA/BS degree:
  • 2-3 years of previous litigation experience;
  • The ability to travel during out-of-state trials;
  • Ability to manage litigation cases from initiation through resolution;
  • Experience locating, interpreting, and applying court and/or agency rules;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Sound judgment and problem solving abilities;
  • Ability to anticipate plans, prioritize workload, and adapt to changing conditions. 

 

Proficiency in all Microsoft Office 2013 is preferred.  Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and litigation support applications such as Relativity, Concordance, Case Map, and Case Notebook is preferred.  Applicant must be customer service oriented with experience multitasking and working under tight deadlines.  Flexibility to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as well as travel are required.  The ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs. required.

                                               

Staff Recruiting Manager

Williams & Connolly LLP

725 Twelfth Street, N.W.,

Washington, D.C. 20005

OR

Apply on at www.wc.com

Williams & Connolly LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer