12/11: Litigation Paralegal (Oak Park) - KMSP-TV

12/11: Litigation Paralegal (Oak Park)

Posted: Updated:

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a premier class action and large-scale complex litigation firm, focusing on representing plaintiffs in securities, antitrust, product liability, consumer fraud, employment, and environmental cases. Founded in 1993, HBSS now has 9 offices nationwide, and has become one of the nation's leading firms in these fields. HBSS is consistently listed among the top ten plaintiffs' firms in National Law Journal's annual survey.

HBSS is currently looking for a Paralegal for its office in Oak Park, IL. Litigation in the Oak Park office specifically focuses on class actions. This position would be responsible for working alongside attorneys during all phases of the litigation process, from the initiation of a case to the discovery period through trial and post-trial proceedings and appeals.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare pleadings and other legal documents, correspondence, and exhibits, format and proof.

• Assist in the preparation of legal memoranda, including state, federal, and appellate pleadings, cite-check, apply Blue Book rules, format and proof.

• Gather facts, documents, and evidence to assist in the initiation of legal action or motion practice.

• Assist with discovery requests and responses; conduct document searches; organize documents and coordinate document productions, including bates-stamping, redaction, production logs, and e discovery.

• Maintain and search databases.

• Work with clients and class members to gather and convey information.

• Prepare materials for oral arguments.

• Prepare for trials; organize exhibits, witness materials, the trial notebook, and all other supporting documents; coordinate trial logistics.

• Perform administrative functions such as assist in maintaining a paperless office by scanning and filing documents in document management system; perform word processing functions, perform filing, efiling, service and mailing of pleadings, documents, correspondence and courtesy copies, calendar deadlines.

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with minimum 5-7 years' experience as a litigation paralegal.

• Understands complex legal concepts and terminology.

• Knowledge of the rules regulating paralegals/legal assistants.

• In-depth knowledge of Federal court rules and procedures, and the skills to find and understand those in other jurisdictions.

• Knowledge of Federal ECF efiling systems, and the ability to learn efiling systems in other jurisdictions.

• Ability to perform legal research using LexisNexis or Westlaw.

• Ability to draft pleadings and discovery.

• Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize workload, and adapt to changing priorities.

• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

• Ability to perform under tight deadlines and maintain patience in high pressure situations.

• Strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat.

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, verbal and written communication skills.

• Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity.

Please include "Litigation Paralegal - Chicago" in the subject line.

Respond to this ad: http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/lgl/4230171676.html 

Follow Us!

  • Job of the Day: Chicago-Area OpeningsMore>>

  • 7/22 Senior Executive Assistant (Chicago)

    7/22 Senior Executive Assistant (Chicago)

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:00:10 GMT
    Equinix is looking to hire a full-time Executive Assistant who must be creative and enjoy working within a fast paced environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and team oriented.
    Equinix is looking to hire a full-time Executive Assistant who must be creative and enjoy working within a fast paced environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and team oriented.
  • 7/21Human Resources Associate (Morton Grove)

    7/21Human Resources Associate (Morton Grove)

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-07-21 05:00:22 GMT
    Integrated Merchandising Systems (IMS) is seeking a Human Resources Associate to join our Morton Grove, IL corporate headquarters location.
    Integrated Merchandising Systems (IMS) is seeking a Human Resources Associate to join our Morton Grove, IL corporate headquarters location.
  • 7/18 Talent Acquisition Coordinator (Chicago)

    7/18 Talent Acquisition Coordinator (Chicago)

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-07-18 05:00:10 GMT

    The Talent Acquisition Coordinator supports the company's overall recruitment strategy by working closely with job candidates, corporate recruiters, external recruitment agencies, hiring managers and other human resource professionals to faciliate and support the recruitment and hiring process.

    The Talent Acquisition Coordinator supports the company's overall recruitment strategy by working closely with job candidates, corporate recruiters, external recruitment agencies, hiring managers and other human resource professionals to faciliate and support the recruitment and hiring process.

Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices