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Legal Staff Paralegal in Birmingham, AL

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Company name

Burr & Forman LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Birmingham, AL

Date Last Verified

Apr 18,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018

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Profile

Litigation Paralegal (Hybrid) Candidate will assist attorneys through the performance of complex secretarial/administrative duties. Will assist lawyers throughout all phases of litigation including pre-trial investigation, trial preparation, and post-trial appeals by preparing legal documents such as discovery, briefs, pleadings, and appeals for review, approval, and use by lawyer.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred. 2+ years of experience in a litigation support role in a law firm or corporate legal department environment, proficiency in MS Word 2010 and use of dictation equipment, and 50 wpm typing is required. Additional experience in the area of torts and products liability is a plus. Knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process, excellent secretarial skills, and knowledge of grammar, spelling, basic math, and punctuation. Must be proficient in scheduling meetings and managing calendars, including sending invitations and reminders when needed; making and/or changing travel arrangements; opening, organizing, managing, and closing files; drafting correspondence; and typing and formatting legal documents. Must be highly organized, detail-orientated, proactive, and a team player who will take ownership and become familiar with clients, cases, and files.

Company info

Pam Cofer
Burr & Forman LLP.
420 North 20th Street
Suite 3400,
Birmingham, AL 35203