Staff - Paralegal (Litigation) - Tallahassee

Job Category: Staff

Description:

The Tallahassee Office of Shutts & Bowen is currently hiring a litigation paralegal to join its busy litigation department. 

Job description

Assist with document retrieval, review, organization, and production; Maintain case pleadings, correspondence, discovery, and research; Cite-check and edit legal documents; Write concise memoranda to summarize research results; Maintain a database of client advisories; Maintain document, transcript, and work product databases; Assist with trial site preparation and attend trials; Conduct legal research; Organize and prepare exhibit lists and/or privilege logs; Coordinate work with outside document/litigation vendors, including adherence to strict deadlines; Meet minimum 1500 hour annual billable requirement; Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Strong written and verbal communication skills;  Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills; Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects; Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and the ability to locate specific items on the internet; Strong writing and editing skills; Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects; Flexibility for overtime as needed.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR EXPERIENCE

2+ years of litigation experience in a law firm or equivalent; BS/BA degree or equivalent experience preferred; Paralegal Certificate a plus;  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes required to lift equipment and/or move boxes up to 20 pounds.

  • Accepted file types: pdf.