Litigation Paralegal
SunTrust - Richmond, VA

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Litigation Paralegal - 247440

Description

Provides legal support to the litigation department for all aspects of litigation from inception to resolution, manages case files, supports management of outside counsel, assists with internal client communications regarding new matters and case developments, and responds to questions and issues as they arise, including for prelitigation matters.

Responsibilities and Primary Activities:
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Primary responsibility for supporting all aspects of litigation, including: reviewing pleadings and documents; verifying service of process; maintaining case management database and related files; evaluating cases and recommending initial courses of action; working with internal clients to advise of new matters and significant developments during pending litigation; working with outside counsel to provide information, give instructions on matters, and manage costs; engaging internal personnel in fact gathering and for purposes of potential testimony; gathering documents and information as directed by the attorneys; coordinating document collection and production; providing matter update to necessary parties, as needed; and coordinating electronic billing.
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Handle other complex and involved legal projects as directed by Managing Attorney.
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Special Projects, as assigned.
Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:
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Strong familiarity with litigation and case management.
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Strong legal research skills, including Westlaw, Internet, HouseLaw and others.
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Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
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Careful attention to detail and strong organizational and problem solving skills
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Strong computer skills, and proficiency in bank-related databases, such as MSP, Fidelity, ALS, Boui and Pivot.
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Ability to handle multiple priorities, take initiative to complete tasks and work independently with minimal guidance, be receptive to directions from staff, prioritize tasks, and make decisions depending on sense of urgency.
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Professional demeanor.
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Enthusiastic self-starter.
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Team player with positive attitude.
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This position works with confidential information; discretion and sensitivity are a must.
Required Experience:
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Three or more years paralegal experience in a corporate legal department or similar environment.

Required Education or Certification:
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Paralegal certification and/or college degree.

Preferred Experience:
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Knowledge of consumer financial services industry, including familiarity with residential mortgage operations.

Job : Legal
Primary Location : VA-Richmond-HQ Richmond

Schedule : Full-time

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SunTrust Banks, Inc. (SunTrust) primarily operates as a financial services holding company. Through its principal banking subsidiary,...