• Litigation Paralegal

    ID
    2018-2980
    Pos. Category
    Legal
    Location : City
    Salt Lake City
    Location : State/Province
    UT
    Created Date
    6/6/2018
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are searching for a skilled Litigation Paralegal to support our Legal Team with pre-litigation complaints and litigation. The successful candidate will work directly with and under the supervision of attorney(s) to assist with a range of legal support functions including, but not limited to: conducting factual and legal research and take on a variety of projects related to the legal field in general, including areas outside litigation.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct factual research, gather relevant information necessary to respond to escalated complaints;
    • Retrieve and investigate data pertaining to legal requests from multiple avenues, including, but not limited to, relational database management systems, actionable intelligence platforms, inter-departmental communication, and in-house CRM tools;
      Use data as a means to piece together the client journey from start to finish, or at times identify where pieces should be, but are missing;
      Prepare chronologies of events and reports based on research results to identify trends;
    • Maintain a complete and accurate list of complaints.
    • Work with the Compliance Department to provide the business timely feedback in areas where improvements can reduce non-compliant practices;
    • Maintain relevant databases and files for effective case management;
    • Calendar hearing dates and filing deadlines;
    • Updating existing 50 state surveys and performing additional surveys;
    • Caselaw research- finding and summarizing cases;
    • Preparing initial drafts of memos to our clients;
    • Information gathering/delivery- attending meetings in place of an attorney to gather facts, or to deliver the attorney’s advice.

     

    This job description is not intended to describe in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to give the candidate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position.  As the nature of the business demands change, so to, may the essential duties of this position.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a litigation paralegal;
    • Strong analytical, organizational, written and verbal skills;
    • Thorough knowledge of eDiscovery, witness preparation and deposition required;
    • Strong computer skills, including a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe;
    • Ability to work with and without direct supervision in a fast-paced environment and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines;
    • Paralegal certification required.

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