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Entry-Level Litigation Paralegal

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Legal
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Wilson Elser's Milwaukee office is looking for an entry-level paralegal to join our Paralegal Service Center. This Paralegal Service Center in Milwaukee supports a wide variety of practice areas in all our 44 national offices.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to learn civil litigation from the ground up. Recent graduates and those enrolled in a paralegal or legal studies program are encouraged to apply for this full-time position.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 1100 attorneys, across 44 offices across the United States. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

  • Must have an associate’s degree from an ABA Approved Paralegal Studies Program or a bachelor’s degree
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management system
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive

Responsibilities

  • Prepare summary of deposition transcripts
  • Assemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documents, including medical records
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, trial preparation
  • Contact outside sources (government agencies, etc.) to obtain public information and review and analyze the same
  • Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources of case information
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
  • Assist in document productions
  • Draft subpoenas, notices of deposition and pattern discovery requests
  • Conduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnesses
  • Manage documents and organize case files

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?

Wilson Elser is a firm focused on its commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting "Milwaukee Paralegal" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by the law.