Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Location
IDS Center, Minneapolis, MN
Salary
BOE
Posted
Mar 14, 2017
Closes
Apr 13, 2017
Category
Legal
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

The right candidates will have 2+ years of experience working as a litigation paralegal within a law firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and maintaining case files
  • Working with the legal team in the preparation and filing of all court documents and in the organization of briefs, exhibits and appendices
  • Establishing, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic versions of case file materials
  • Performing various duties relating to discovery, including preparation for depositions and coordination of document productions, document gathering, review and organization
  • Trial preparation support and conduct factual and legal research
  • Maintaining docket/calendars for review of important deadlines and event

Job Requirements:

  • Formal paralegal training from an accredited program, preferably a four-year degree program
  • 2+ years experience working as a litigation paralegal in a law firm (a plus)
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and client service skills
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and execute numerous tasks under tight time constraints
  • Must be a team player and possess the ability to work effectively and efficiently in high pressure, time sensitive situations
  • Intermediate technical knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to conduct legal research utilizing online tools such as Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis

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