Litigation Paralegal

Brooks Pierce Law Firm, which has a national practice in general corporate law has an immediate opening for an experienced Litigation Paralegal.

A position is available to assist in our growing Litigation practice. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of discovery, case management, and trial preparation. 

Benefits:

We offer a strong benefits package that includes onsite computer training, a generous vacation allotment, medical/dental/vision insurance, STD/LTD, life insurance, paid parking, two retirement plans, and a collegial working environment.

With locations in downtown Greensboro and Raleigh, the office hours are M-F/8:30-5 (or 9:00 – 5:30).  Some travel and overtime is expected. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter to hrdirector@brookspierce.com.

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years litigation experience, preferably in a law firm setting
  • BA/BS and paralegal certification
  • Candidate must have extraordinary attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and maintain a high level of initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Proficiency in Word, PDF Converter, Full Adobe & Litigation Databases

Responsibilities:

  • Legal research (court records, libraries, online resources, West/Lexis)
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, memoranda and correspondence
  • Create, organize and maintain client and case files
  • Code and review responsive and privileged documents
  • Citechecking briefs and shepardizing cases
  • Deposition and medical record summaries
  • Coordinate and oversee e-discovery process
  • Trial preparation and attendance
  • Knowledge of civil rules of procedures and ECF
  • Background, asset, lien and judgment searches
  • Coordinate/Contact various state and federal court personnel
  • Assist on special projects (in other practice areas)
  • Other as needed
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