A public interest non-profit is seeking a full-time Paralegal.  The Paralegal will:

  • Ensure professional monitoring, collection, documentation, tracking
    and management of client circumstances and related evidence, and to apprise clients of
    status in cases, in coordination with counsel of record.
  • For assigned jurisdictions, organize case files and document databases in both paper and
    electronic formats.
  • For assigned jurisdictions track all case and docket requirements, and deadlines.
  • Perform legal research, including cite checks and Shepardizing, on Westlaw and with
    traditional research tools.
  • Prepare discovery, pleadings, caselaw and document binders to prepare attorneys for
    meetings, hearings and trial.
  • Ensure arrangements for depositions, court reporters and service agents and ordering of
    transcripts of every court proceeding in a timely manner.
  • Support the legal team with excellent knowledge of all facets of Microsoft office, excel, and
    Google Documents/Sheets, and other case management software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience working as a litigation/trial Paralegal or legal assistant, or equivalent experience.
  • Exceptional proficiency with Westlaw, Google Drive, Macbooks, Microsoft Office,
    timekeeping, client management and document management software.
  • Experience with state and federal court rules and electronic filing.
  • Experience in client management and an interest in working with youth and families.
  • Highly dependable and available and able to respond quickly to litigation needs, including
    short deadlines and in high pressure situations.
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