Litigation Paralegal

Clark Partington

Description:

At Clark Partington, we recognize that the history of our firm is preserved by its future success.

Our legacy will be forged by our continued commitment to provide exceptional service to our clients and community, with a collaborative, team-driven approach that cultivates long-lasting relationships, in and outside the office.

As we seek to be responsive to the needs of our clients, teammates and community, and to make the places we work and live better, we foster the spirit of good citizenship by giving back through contribution of our personal and collective time, talent and treasure.


Committed. Collaborative. Responsive. Proven.


These are the pillars of our can-do, will-do team spirit.


Distinguished in our craft. Proven through performance.

This is Clark Partington’s mission and vision. Are you up to the challenge? We’d love to hear from you. We are only as strong as each member of our team.

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GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Litigation Paralegal to perform legal support functions as outlined below. Critical features of this job are described below. They are subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and manage multiple files for multiple attorneys
  • Draft and finalize (after review by attorney) pleadings, motions, discovery, discovery responses and correspondence
  • Prepare and coordinate witness and document subpoenas
  • Use Federal Florida E-Filing Portal to electronically file court documents
  • Determine and manage court deadlines
  • Perform legal research
  • Manage document production


KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Well organized
  • Able to anticipate, prioritize, and proactively address work needs
  • Able to manage and meet deadlines
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Able to complete assignments under occasional periods of pressure and short deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of Federal and Florida civil court systems, legal concepts and legal documents
  • Experience with electronic filing through CM/ECF or Florida Courts E-Filing Portal
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Professional (PDF) and Internet Based public records searches
  • Able to learn and utilize new technology quickly
  • Able to edit documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Able to vary writing style to meet needs


BENEFITS INCLUDE

Competitive Wage

Health/Dental/Vision/Life/LTD offered

401k/Profit Sharing

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays


Clark Partington provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation.

. Requirements:


EDUCATION

Minimum Associates Degree preferably in Paralegal Studies or Legal Studies


EXPERIENCE

3-4 years of general litigation paralegal work experience in a law firm environment


OTHER

Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.paylocity.com.

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