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Paralegal

Conrad & Scherer, LLP Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Paralegal - Commercial Litigation (Add-to-Staff)

Hiring a full-time paralegal for the Fort Lauderdale office to assist attorneys.

The paralegal is responsible for performing a variety of duties to assist attorneys in all phases of litigation and appeal, including discovery, trial, post-trial and appellate phases. Knowledge of eDiscovery is very important for this position. Duties include:

  • Filings: Prepare and file pleadings, briefs, and other documents through electronic filing systems and/or manually at all court levels (trial and appellate), including federal and state courts; conduct citation reviews; proofread and edit pleadings; ensure compliance with local rules of procedure; communicate with clerks’ offices when needed.
  • Discovery: organize case files; assist in the preparation of discovery requests and responses; review and organize the opposition’s discovery responses; process incoming and outgoing document production; conduct document review; prepare witness materials for depositions; assist in reviewing documents for privilege and preparing privilege logs.
  • Case development: conduct fact research; communicate with clients and witnesses; review testimony from depositions and declarations; examine client files obtained from field work.
  • Hearings and Trial: prepare binders and other materials for conferences and hearings; assemble exhibits and required documents for trials; coordinate trial details with attorneys and any required vendors or office personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certification preferred
  • Minimum two years of Commercial Litigation Paralegal experience required
  • Experience filing in Federal and State trial and appellate courts required
  • Strong familiarity with cite-checking experience required
  • Experience performing research on Westlaw and other online legal databases required
  • Summation (or other document management) experience required

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle numerous projects in a timely and efficient manner
  • Fast and efficient learner
  • Ability to work moderate overtime, as case needs require.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package.

A nationally recognized law firm that focuses on commercial litigation.

 

Company Description
Conrad & Scherer stands as one of Florida's leading law firms with an expanded global and national reach with offices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, New York, NY, Brevard, NC, and Quito, Ecuador.

The Law Firm prides itself on its ability to provide tenacious legal counsel leveraged by business acumen and local relationships in order to achieve indisputable results for its clients. Clients get the benefit of a multifaceted approach with seasoned trial attorneys, certified public accountants, and negotiators all working in concert. And while Conrad & Scherer offers sophisticated legal counsel to meet its clients™ business and political needs beyond the four walls of the courtroom, when litigation is necessary, it does so with the unparalleled expertise it has long been known for. Conrad & Scherer is proud of its commitment to excellent legal representation in any forum, the complex matters it handles, and the impressive clients it serves.

High Stakes Trials. High Impact Cases. High Profile Clients. High Quality Representation.

Conrad & Scherer, LLP

Why Work Here?
45 + years

Conrad & Scherer stands as one of Florida's leading law firms with an expanded global and national reach with offices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, New York, NY, Brevard, NC, and Quito, Ecuador. The Law Firm prides itself on its ability to provide tenacious legal counsel leveraged by business acumen and local relationships in order to achieve indisputable results for its clients. Clients get the benefit of a multifaceted approach with seasoned trial attorneys, certified public accountants, and negotiators all working in concert. And while Conrad & Scherer offers sophisticated legal counsel to meet its clients™ business and political needs beyond the four walls of the courtroom, when litigation is necessary, it does so with the unparalleled expertise it has long been known for. Conrad & Scherer is proud of its commitment to excellent legal representation in any forum, the complex matters it handles, and the impressive clients it serves. High Stakes Trials. High Impact Cases. High Profile Clients. High Quality Representation.

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