Job Opening: Commercial Litigation Paralegal – Ft. Lauderdale

Paralegal- Commercial Litigation (Fort Lauderdale)

Our client, a large national firm is seeking a seasoned commercial litigation paralegal. This person should have the ability to handle complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. The successful candidate will be a team player and be able to maintain a high standard of service and leadership. Candidate should be able to flexible to work overtime as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist attorneys in preparation for depositions, motions, hearings, arbitration, mediation and trial.
  • Must be able to monitor court dockets, comply with state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Monitor and coordinate the exchange of exhibits with other parties.
  • Conduct legal research, as well as factual research to identify relevant testimony and case documents, draft chronologies, locate potential witnesses, and provide other factual support for pertinent issues.
  • Analyze all types of evidence, distilling relevant information needed to support case issues.
  • Organize and synthesize information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, and coding forms for input into databases, graphs and other usable formats.
  • Draft and review routine legal documents, e.g. privilege logs, exhibit lists, interrogatories and responses to interrogatories, subpoenas, declarations, jury instructions and voir dire, certificates of service and bills of costs

Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Client service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 365 required, experience with Filesite a plus.
  • Candidate should have experience in a variety of litigation support applications, including Summation, Concordance and Live Note.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • FRP required.
  • 5+ years’ experience as a litigation paralegal in a mid to large sized law firm required.
  • Experience with eDiscovery preferred.

 

Evan Faust

Legal Recruiter

Direct Line: (954) 603-9160

Office: (954) 796-3300

Cell: (954) 918-2184

Evan@solomonsearch.com

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