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Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Company: Clark Partington
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Clark Partington is seeking a Commercial Litigation Paralegal for our Tallahassee, Florida office. In addition to a beautiful workplace in Downtown Tallahassee, Clark Partington offers the following:

  • Competitive Wage
    • Health/Dental/Vision
      • LTD/Life
        • Paid Time Off
          • Paid Holidays
            • LTD/Life
              • 401k Profit Sharing PlanThe successful candidate will be an integral part of our Commercial Litigation team, performing the following tasks:
                • Maintain and manage multiple files for several attorneys
                  • Assist attorneys with drafting, reviewing and finalizing correspondence, pleadings, motions, and discovery
                    • Prepare and coordinate witness and subpoenas for witness appearance and documents
                      • Proficiency with electronic filing through Florida State Courts E-Filing Portal and Federal Court CM/ECF
                        • Determine and manage court deadlines electronically and on paper calendar
                          • Perform legal research
                            • Manage document productionWe are searching for a Paralegal possessing most or all of the following qualities:
                              • Significant experience and knowledge of Florida state and federal civil court systems, legal concepts and legal documents
                                • Proficiency with electronic filing through Florida State Courts E-Filing Portal Federal Court CM/ECF
                                  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Professional (PDF) and Internet Based public records searches
                                    • Able to learn and utilize new technology
                                      • Experience with electronic discovery and capable of learning new technology to work with same
                                        • Proficiency with editing documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation
                                          • Capable in varying personal writing style to be consistent with multiple attorneys
                                            • Proficiency in organizing litigation matters
                                              • Able to learn and utilize new technology
                                                • Anticipates work needs and understands prioritizing depending on case needs and through maintaining communication with team; versatility, able to keep files moving forward by collaborating with other staff and attorneys; adapt to changing legal markets through strong collaborative efforts
                                                  • Competent in completing assignments under circumstances involving deadlines and attendant pressuresWe require the following education and experience
                                                    • Minimum Associates Degree or equivalent certification or coursework in Paralegal Studies or Legal Studies
                                                      • Three to five years of civil litigation paralegal work experience in a law firm environment; commercial or business litigation experience is favored.
                                                        • The successful candidate must pass pre-employment drug and background checksClark 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.PI153912057

Keywords: Clark Partington, Tallahassee , Commercial Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Tallahassee, Florida

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