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Litigation Support Paralegal

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Customer Service, Legal
Dallas, TX, USA · Dallas, TX, USA · Texas, USA · United States
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Wilson Elser is a prominent defense litigation law firm with more than 1,100 attorneys, across 44 offices in or near major markets throughout the United States.

Our employees are our lifeblood, and their training and development are managed accordingly. We place the highest premium on building their credentials and investing in their success through outstanding training and mentoring. Our employees are entrusted with meaningful assignments early and often. Combining a steep learning curve with a highly collaborative culture, vast resources and support, a broad and stable base of clients, and an impressive history of growth, Wilson Elser is the destination for individuals looking to pursue a rewarding career.

Our firm is committed to attracting and retaining professionals who value each other and the service we provide by embracing Teamwork, Collaboration, Client Service, and Innovation. If you are a motivated professional looking for a long-term fit where you can grow in a role, and will be valued and empowered, then we invite you to apply to our Litigation Support Paralegal position. This position will be part of a national team, serving a broad litigation portfolio to assist with the management, preparation, and tracking of key legal documents.

This position can be located in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Seattle, Milwaukee or Phoenix. Remote and hybrid working arrangements are available for this position.

The Position

What You’ll Do

  • Perform intake of attorney requests to investigate, assemble, and draft legal documents in the area of civil litigation
  • Conduct investigations and research into evidentiary data and case-related information relevant to legal document drafting and assembly
  • Obtain and manage client documents, including electronic data, related to document assembly
  • Assist with the preparation and drafting of various legal documents
  • Maintain and organize evidentiary data and case-related information pursuant to best records management practices across a wide array of case files and documentation
  • Docket and track deadlines and action items

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies or Paralegal Certificate is required.
  • 2+ years litigation paralegal experience or project experience
  • Ability to exercise professionalism, integrity, and discretion with confidential and sensitive information is required
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team, have an acute attention to detail, and be able to multi-task and prioritize while working in a high pressure, deadline-driven environment
  • Highly developed skills in time and task management is required
  • Post-college level writing and oral communication skills
  • Proficiently in the use of Microsoft Office computerized business applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to perform legal document drafting, and assembly of supporting documentation, including but not limited to correspondence, pleadings, and/or written discovery
  • Experience with docketing and docketing software a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of computerized legal research and document retention databases for performance of fact and legal research a plus
  • Experience with Electronically Stored Information and document management systems, including computer-assisted review technologies, a plus

Why Should You Apply?

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

Wilson Elser Is Invested in Your Success!

Interested?

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting "Litigation Support 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.