Litigation Paralegal
Butler Snow LLP - Birmingham, AL

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Litigation Paralegal position supporting 5-6 litigation attorneys in the Birmingham, AL office of Butler Snow, a multi-office, regional law firm. Full-time position with competitive pay and benefits along with excellent in-house training opportunities.

ESSENTIAL JOB 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 QUALIFICATIONS:

• 4 year degree and/or paralegal certificate from an accredited paralegal program

• 3-5 years experience as legal secretary or other relevant experience in order to be familiar with court rules, procedures, calendaring requirements so as to be able to perform litigation and administrative duties in a professional services setting

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