Paralegal

Employer
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
May 15, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Job ID 2018-1689 Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore Category Paralegal Overview The Baltimore Office of a national, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking qualified applicants for a Paralegal with 5+ years of litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing both asbestos and non-asbestos cases; case preparation from beginning to end; the ability to perform federal and state court filings; experience with trial preparation and trials; experience with document review software (Concordance, I-Pro, Eclipse); strong communication skills; the ability to collaborate effectively with clients, attorneys, and staff; the ability to self-manage and meet deadlines; and the ability to work overtime when needed. Mid-size to large law firm experience a plus. Responsibilities * Perform full range of paralegal tasks from case inception through case closure. * Maintain and monitor court deadlines for assigned cases and take ownership of case calendars. * Prepare deposition notices; organize, maintain and prepare deposition materials, exhibits and summaries. * Participate in case strategy meetings. * Ensure expertise in technology relevant to the position; proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency. * Electronically file documents with the Court through the ECF system under the supervision of an attorney. * Handle routine calls and correspondence to outside attorneys, courthouse personnel, vendors, and clients. * Handle large document reviews, both in person and electronically, generate and maintain production logs, and organize discovery. Qualifications Preferred Skills and Experience: * Experience with e-filing within the Courts, specifically with the US District Courts and Maryland state courts. * Ability to conduct research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, and Lexis/Lexis Advance. * Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Nuance PDF). * Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively. * High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills. * Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions. * Ability to manage multiple requests, assess priorities, and achieve solutions under deadlines. * Strong written and oral communication skills. * Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation. * Flexibility to work overtime as required. Education: BA/BS required. Paralegal certificate a plus.

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