LITIGATION PARALEGAL

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Mar 17, 2017
Closes
Apr 16, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

LITIGATION PARALEGAL

Gray Plant Mooty, a prominent national law firm, currently has a Litigation Paralegal opportunity available in our Minneapolis office.  This paralegal will organize and maintain case files, pleadings, and other documents.  They will work with the legal team in the preparation and filing of court documents and organization of briefs, exhibits and appendices and work with the litigation support department on the processing of discovery documents.  This position will also conduct research and maintain dockets and calendars for review and perform various duties relating to discovery, trial preparation and trial support.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills and an ability to work independently. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop effective working relationships with all levels of personnel; strong client-service orientation and focus; excellent communications skills; creative problem solving skills; exceptional attention to detail skills; and strong technical skills and aptitude. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated and directed and be able to work effectively and efficiently in high pressure, time sensitive situations.  Applicants will have formal paralegal training from an accredited program, preferably a four-year degree program and at least three + years working as a litigation paralegal in a law firm.  Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite is required. Knowledge of ligation support applications such as Concordance, Eclipse, IPRO, Textmap, Timemap, CaseMap, TrialDirector and hosted, on-line applications and extranet applications is also required.

Our firm’s culture emphasizes a work/life balance and a professional work environment, and has been recognized as one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work.” For multiple years we have been identified as a “Top Workplace” by the Star Tribune, most recently in 2016. In 2016, the firm was also recognized as a Best Law Firm for Women by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package (including medical, dental, profit sharing and 401k).  Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  HR, Gray Plant Mooty, 500 IDS Ctr., 80 S. 8th St., Mpls, MN 55402; fax to 612-632-4296; or email careers@gpmlaw.com.

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