Consumer Law Litigation Paralegal

Recruiting Partner: Olympia LaRose

Austin, Texas | Legal | | $70,000 to $90,000 | Job ID: 136770

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Seeking to make an impact and advocate for your clients? Want to join a reputable Plaintiff practice? Look no further!

Our multi-location law firm client is seeking a Litigation Paralegal in Chicago to work on cutting-edge cases across multiple state and federal jurisdictions with very experienced and highly motivated litigators.

High-level Overview:

The role is multi-faceted, dynamic, and broad

·        Working full-time and on-site in our Chicago Loop office with our growing team of lawyers and support staff

·        Organizing and reviewing files for important transactions and documents and preparing annotations and work product documents to aid attorney review of case files, including pleadings and voluminous discovery documents; working within the Firm’s Case Management Software and Database to properly document all activities, facts, and events in a case

·        Drafting correspondence and legal court documents, such as pleadings, discovery, motions, affidavits, and subpoenas

Required Experience, Qualifications & Skills

·        Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, or associate’s degree in paralegal studies (with paralegal certificate(s) issued), from an accredited, not-for-profit college or university

·        5+ years of paralegal experience (litigation-focused role is preferred) preference will be given to candidates with prior experience at regionally or nationally reputable plaintiff law firms

·        Proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite and e-filing system of the state of Illinois (eFileIL) and the federal courts (CM/ECF) is required

·        Familiarity with Filevine (Case Management Software) and general computer savviness are plusses but not required 

Great work-life + Benefits APPLY NOW!

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

 

JOB ID: 136770

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

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