Job Details

Litigation Paralegal

Company name

Alchemy Legal

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Palo Alto, CA
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Paralegal Duties: Be part of a cutting-edge legal team protecting sophisticated financial services clients in enforcement, litigation, and regulatory matters. Will support litigation, federal and state investigations, corporate compliance and regulatory work. Work will often involve legal issues that have never been decided before by the courts or any tribunal and entail “bet the company” style matters. Will work closely with a former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP) official and as needed with colleagues across the Major law firm platform. Organize and manage complex collections of business information, financial records, witness statements, interviews, and other documents. Develop clever systems and methodologies to efficiently track and ascertain documents, data, or information for investigations or litigation matters. Perform legal research, draft requests for orders and memorandum of points and authorities, and responses/oppositions, propound and respond to all forms of discovery. Research legal issues, cite-check and shepardize briefs or position papers. Draft original correspondence and materials for communication under attorney’s signature. On a limited basis, draft original correspondence, within the ethical boundaries of a paralegal position, to various parties and clients for own signature. Exercise strategic and analytic skills to undertake relevant factual or legal research for attorney use in defense of clients. Communicate with clients, government agencies/officials, consultants, internal colleagues, and team members at various levels on a regular basis to drive the process to timely collect and assemble information. Apply in-depth knowledge of legal procedures, terminology, and activities to paralegal tasks. On an occasional basis, represent attorney in selected proceedings that do not require the exercise of legal judgment. May perform other tasks as necessary or as directed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate or equivalent experience. 3+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal. (3-10 years ideal, and they will look at 10+ years). Understanding of Federal, California and local rules of procedure and court filing procedures. Experience with preparation related to investigational hearings, court hearings, depositions, trials, arbitrations and/or mediations. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and Adobe Acrobat. Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills. High level of attention to detail. Ability to actively manage projects in a fast-moving, high pressure environment. Knowledge of e-discovery software and databases is preferred. Ability to manage internal customer relationship with an emphasis on prompt, respectful service.
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Additional info

Job Order #5190

Company info

Phillip Prodehl
Alchemy Legal
895 Caughlin Crossing
Reno, NV 89519

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