Litigation Paralegal

New Orleans, LA 70130

Industry: Legal Job Number: DB173577510 Pay Rate: $50000-60000 / year

Job Description

We are looking for a direct hire Paralegal for an outgoing, and family-oriented law firm in New Orleans. The Paralegal assists attorneys in the practice of law by performing various clerical and administrative tasks.
Salary: $50 - $60k plus a yearly bonus. 
M-F 1st shift with full benefits. 
  • Receive and follow oral and written instructions from attorneys.
  • Prepare, process, and proofread legal documents using computers and relevant software.
  • Handle mailing, faxing, copying, and delivery of documents to clients, witnesses, opposing counsel, and court officials.
  • Maintain filing systems, records, and indexes with moderate independent judgment.
  • Coordinate and participate in document production.
  • Conduct research using available research systems.
  • Communicate with clients, court personnel, experts, attorneys, and others via telephone, email, in person, and in writing.
  • Maintain supervisor(s) calendar electronically and/or manually, scheduling appointments and keeping supervisors informed.
  • Assist with trial preparation, including preparing trial books and exhibits.
  • Maintain client files by filing and retrieving materials as necessary.
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Paralegal Certificate highly desired. 
  • Minimum of 3 years' of defense experience. 
  • Prior billing experience is required. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
If you meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply, and we'll schedule an interview with you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.
EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI)
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