Litigation Paralegal

    Web ID: SF221020
    Compensation: Up to $120,000
    Education: Paralegal Certification or equivalent
    Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package

Preeminent San Francisco Law Firm has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated experienced Litigation Paralegal. Manage a broad range of projects and be an integral part of the team supporting an active and dynamic litigation practice.

Employees are currently working remotely, temporarily, in light of the pandemic. However, the firm is in downtown San Francisco; applicants outside the greater Bay Area will not be considered. They have begun a partial return to the office and the staff will soon be expected on-site 2 – 3 days weekly.

Job Description:
  • Assisting attorneys with all aspects of managing cases, at all phases of litigation.
  • General case management, including managing deadlines – administrative, case calendaring and records management, and setting appointments, meetings and depositions.
  • Preparing and drafting litigation documents, including cite and fact-checking legal briefs, proofreading, and assembling exhibits and appendices.
  • Responsible for conforming legal documents to proper Bluebook or CSM standards.
  • Conducting factual investigations and legal research.
  • Preparing for depositions, hearing, and trials, including deposition and trial exhibits.
  • Assisting with case discovery, including managing litigation databases, document collections, document productions, and document reviews.
  • Filing and serving legal documents (electronically and hard copy).
Job Requirements:

Knowledge, skills, and experience:

  • Excellent organizational and communications (verbal and written) skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word with the ability to create and edit correspondence, briefs, pleadings, tables of contents and authorities, and other legal documents.
  • Must be proficient at e-filing and know Federal and State court rules.
  • Strong proficiency with legal research databases like Westlaw.
  • Experience with legal document storage and document database programs.
  • Familiarity with all legal documents (pleadings, motions, and discovery), and a solid understanding of the whole range of litigation procedures.
  • Familiar and comfortable with working remotely and working with remote workers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Paralegal Certification or equivalent.
  • 2 – 5+ years experience as a litigation assistant, supporting multiple attorneys and cases.
  • Willingness to work overtime (nights and weekends) as required.
  • Strong skills in word processing and computer use; proficiency in MS Outlook Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat; timekeeping programs.
  • Excellent transcription, grammar, proofreading, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA diploma in any field from an accredited institution
  • Some trial experience

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume.