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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP Birmingham ,AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Summary:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP seeks a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our Birmingham, AL office. This position supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing administrative assistance to attorneys and performing specialized paralegal tasks pertaining to employment litigation, benefits, and workers’ compensation matters. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with others in a team-oriented/non-smoking environment.

*Constangy’s Birmingham, AL office does not hire smokers. Smoking and the use of other tobacco products shall not be permitted in the Birmingham, AL office.*

Duties & Responsibilities:

•    Proofread documents for grammatical, typographical or spelling errors, and completeness prior to distribution or filing.
•    Maintain and organize physical and electronic files.  Follow the standard naming and profiling conventions when scanning, emailing, and saving documents to the document management system.
•    Draft standard pleadings, correspondence, memoranda and other documents.
•    Exhibit good judgment and organizational skills to receive, record and disseminate all information on behalf of the clients and assigned attorneys (e.g., mail, interoffice mail, email, etc.)
•    Regularly anticipate the needs of assigned attorneys in order to promote timekeeper efficiencies (i.e., draft correspondence, prepare materials for meetings in advance).
•    Routinely review and follow-up on client deadlines and calendar appointments.
•    Coordinate and make necessary arrangements for meetings (i.e., depositions, mediations, interviews, and vendor and facility reservations).
•    Consistently provide friendly and helpful telephone support.
•    Manage the conflict check and client intake process for new matters.
•    Maintain attorney specific case lists, charts, and status of cases and outcomes.
•    Professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, vendors, and firm personnel.
•    Complete assigned tasks when expected while managing multiple assignments and/or deadlines.
•    Review and follow-up on client deadlines, emails, and calendar appointments.
•    Develop, implement, and maintain systems to promote organization and efficiency.

Skills & Qualifications:

•    Prior experience as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law firm environment, civil litigation preferred, workers compensation a bonus
•    Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Document Management Systems, Time Entry, e-Filing and database software
•    Strong organizational skills required including timely electronic filing, paper filing, plan book updates, and more

Qualities Ideal Candidates will have:

•    High level of awareness and protection of confidential information.
•    Demonstrated interest in labor and employment law, workers compensation and civil litigation procedures a plus
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
•    Strong time management skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
•    Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail.

Culture:

•    Open-door work environments promoting collaboration and mentorship
•    Firm Rankings & Accolades: https://bit.ly/2xff44g

Benefits:

•    Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
•    401(k) and profit sharing plans
•    Life Insurance
•    Onsite Parking
•    Gym reimbursement

*These benefits are subject to change

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
 

Company Description
At Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete (pronounced "Kun-STAN-jee, Brooks, Smith, and Profit"), workplace law is all we do – but we’re not your typical national law firm. Our clients tell us there is “a soul to Constangy that is unique and refreshing, that’s not found with other firms.” For more than 70 years, our clients have appreciated our common-sense approach and our commitment to being a real partner in helping employers navigate the prickly legal and regulatory environments of the changing workplace.

Today we have nearly 200 attorneys across 15 states, offering services ranging from the defense of single and multi-plaintiff employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims to complex wage and hour litigation, workplace safety, and affirmative action compliance issues, as well as OSHA, to workers’ compensation, ERISA and employee benefits, immigration, and labor relations.

Constangy represents a wide range of Fortune 500 corporations, small companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country. Our attorneys are consistently rated among the best by sources including Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and Best Lawyers in America, and we are ranked as a Tier 1 firm by the U.S. News & World Report/Best Law Firms survey.

Our focus is labor and employment law, and we have represented management exclusively since 1946. From Title VII to OSHA to ERISA and the NLRA, Constangy attorneys can help you keep policies up-to-date and your workplace running smoothly. We have a full range of experienced attorneys who can help you with everything from developing harassment and workplace safety policies or securing foreign worker visas, to protecting trade secrets and defending against wrongful discharge and discrimination claims.

From our roots in labor relations and manufacturing to our recent work in helping employers understand the convergence of digital technology in the modern workplace—our capabilities cover all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

Why Work Here?

Strong benefits, lasting tenure, welcoming culture, and great work/life balance

At Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete (pronounced "Kun-STAN-jee, Brooks, Smith, and Profit"), workplace law is all we do – but we’re not your typical national law firm. Our clients tell us there is “a soul to Constangy that is unique and refreshing, that’s not found with other firms.” For more than 70 years, our clients have appreciated our common-sense approach and our commitment to being a real partner in helping employers navigate the prickly legal and regulatory environments of the changing workplace. Today we have nearly 200 attorneys across 15 states, offering services ranging from the defense of single and multi-plaintiff employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims to complex wage and hour litigation, workplace safety, and affirmative action compliance issues, as well as OSHA, to workers’ compensation, ERISA and employee benefits, immigration, and labor relations. Constangy represents a wide range of Fortune 500 corporations, small companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country. Our attorneys are consistently rated among the best by sources including Chambers USA, Martindale-Hubbell, and Best Lawyers in America, and we are ranked as a Tier 1 firm by the U.S. News & World Report/Best Law Firms survey. Our focus is labor and employment law, and we have represented management exclusively since 1946. From Title VII to OSHA to ERISA and the NLRA, Constangy attorneys can help you keep policies up-to-date and your workplace running smoothly. We have a full range of experienced attorneys who can help you with everything from developing harassment and workplace safety policies or securing foreign worker visas, to protecting trade secrets and defending against wrongful discharge and discrimination claims. From our roots in labor relations and manufacturing to our recent work in helping employers understand the convergence of digital technology in the modern workplace—our capabilities cover all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

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Two Chase Corporate Drive
Birmingham, AL
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