Paralegal

JOB DESCRIPTION

Maternity Leave opportunity, 9am to 5pm
Pay to start at $20/hr, also depends on experience.

Paralegal Duties: The candidate should be interested in working in a variety of types of civil court litigation and be able to exhibit workplace professionalism, multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure. Critical to success is attention to detail, follow-through, accuracy, communication and organization. Excellent grammar and proof-reading skills are required.  As a civil litigation paralegal in our firm, candidate will be asked to:

  • work with several attorneys in a fast-paced, medium volume civil litigation practice
  • calendar deadlines and confirm compliance with scheduling orders
  • draft, file and serve routine civil court pleadings
  • communicate by phone and email with clients and prospective clients about case-specific materials and information
  • acquire discovery responses and documents from clients and prepare these for production
  • manage case file materials in a secure and orderly manner
  • draft and serve subpoenas, notices, and certificates to ensure compliance with civil rules
  • use E-Flex, CM/ECF and PACER for filing and following court records
  • assist with deposition, hearing, and trial preparation, including exhibit presentation
  • reduce testimony, documents, and responses into usable summaries
  • attend and participate in civil hearings and trials as necessary
  • act as a liaison among case parties, staff of opposing counsel, court officials, witnesses, and neutrals regarding scheduling of events and document sharing
Please complete application and call 803.359.7644 to discuss in more detail.

LOCATION

Columbia, South Carolina 29201

PAY

$20

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