Entry Level Paralegal
Butler Snow - Ridgeland, MS

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Paralegal position supporting litigation attorneys in the Ridgeland office of Butler Snow, a multi-office, regional law firm.

WILL TRAIN SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT AS NEEDED IN THE FOLLOWING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Summarize depositions and discovery responses
  • Draft pleadings, motions, discovery requests and responses, notices and subpoenas
  • Conduct various document searches and factual research
  • Set up, index and maintain files that are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter
  • Compile medical records
  • Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation using relevant documents for attorney review
  • Assist with preparations for hearings, mediations and trials
  • Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents to prepare for trial
  • Work in Summation and/or Concordance databases to include setup and search and retrieval
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior technology skills – proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage work load and to take the initiative in handling projects and anticipating what needs to be done
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with others
  • Requires a high degree of professionalism and the ability to exercise good judgment
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 4 year degree and/or paralegal certificate from an accredited paralegal program
  • 2-3 years experience working as a paralegal

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Butler Snow is one of the largest law firms in the Mid-South. Recently celebrating its 50th anniversary, Butler Snow has been a leading...