Litigation Paralegal at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

Full-Time

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Position:
Litigation Paralegal

Location:

Las Vegas, NV

Job Id:
1160-SR-LAS

# of Openings:
1

Litigation Paralegal
Las Vegas, NV

Lewis Roca, a top-ranked Am Law 200 law firm, currently has an excellent full-time Paralegal opportunity in the Litigation Department; this position is located in our Las Vegas, NV office. We offer competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, and invest in our paralegals' professional development.

Summary:

The Litigation Paralegal position will provide organizational and practice-specific assistance to attorneys in a specialized litigation team, preparing cases from onset through post trial, including related research and analysis. Qualified candidates demonstrate professionalism, strong attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and work in an organized, efficient manner. Travel may be required on occasion. Some flexibility to work remotely one or two days per week can be available after initial training and ramp-up, with a weekly office presence several days a week in support of the high collaboration and relationship orientation of the team and the office.

About Lewis Roca:

Our award winning team of lawyers offer extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines. We strive to be the employer of choice in the legal community. Our goal is to attract talent of varied backgrounds who meet our standards of excellence and reflect the marketplace that we serve. We embrace this diversity; it contributes to our success.

A set of core principles guide our work with our clients and with each other. Together, we call this Experience Amplified. It is a client-centered operational approach that helps define a culture of service excellence. It contributes to our highly collaborative group of business professionals, led by a dedicated and passionate C-Team.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Assists attorneys in in all stages of litigation cases from onset through post-trial
• Assists attorneys and other paralegals in large-scale projects outside of typical litigation scope
• Oversees organization, maintenance and appropriate utilization of electronic and hard-copy documents and other case-related materials, including maintenance of electronic case folders and tracking spreadsheets across various platforms
• Assists and manages with the discovery process and prepares for depositions
• Participates in document reviews and document productions; works with attorneys and other paralegals in navigating electronic databases as part of case fact development
• Performs analytical tasks; reviews and summarizes documents and deposition transcripts,
• Assists with basic legal research, including locating cases, statutes and regulatory materials; conduct fact research on internet and private search engines, such as Westlaw and Lexis
• Assists with law and motion practice, assembles motion papers and exhibits, coordinates filings of pleadings and briefs, and ensures proper service
• Drafts common pleadings, motions, notices and other court filings
• Familiar with federal and state rules of procedure and evidence for document format, content, filing, etc. and ensures compliance with rules
• Performs and oversees both simple and complex authority and fact cite-checking; confirms case quotes; proofreads briefs and other legal documents
• Assists with trial preparations; creates trial notebooks; identifies and organizes exhibits, coordinates witness schedules; maintains trial calendars; and communicates effectively with opposing counsel and courtroom staff
• Assists in preparation of post-trial filings, including briefing, motions for costs and sanctions, etc. and organize the case for appeal if necessary
• Maintains timely and accurate timekeeping records on a daily basis
• Assists with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
• Perform other duties as requested
Skills & Competencies:
• Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff while anticipating needs of attorneys, clients, and matters
• Demonstrated attention to detail, reliability, outstanding organizational skills, and ability to learn new technology
• Excellent client service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision
• Skilled at drafting clear and concise memoranda, detailed fact summaries, pleadings and other documents
• Flexibility to respond quickly and positively to shifting deadlines and/or strict deadlines, with the willingness to work flexible hours and overtime as needed, including weekends
• Position may periodically require off-site work at a war room or the courthouse when the case goes to trial
Qualifications & Prior Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree and Paralegal Certification preferred; equivalent experience considered and NALA certification is ideal
• Minimum of 7 or more years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal within a multi-lawyer law firm
• Exceptional computer skills, with the ability to learn and apply new software applications quickly
• Trial experience, including exhibit preparation, witness preparation and management, knowledge of subpoena preparation, experience working with judicial assistants and trial presentation vendors, experience assisting attorneys in the courtroom
• Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, as well as document management
• Proficiency with e-filing and litigation support applications such as e-discovery platforms (e.g., Eclipse or Relativity), FileSite/WorkSite, Adobe Acrobat, cloud-based file-sharing platforms / FTP link platforms, and similar technology
Lewis Roca offers competitive compensation and benefits, including:
Benefits start on first day - 401(k) with generous employer match; 3 weeks of paid time off; 10-paid holidays per year; 5 medical plan options to choose from; Employer-paid life insurance and long term disability; Well-being program; Tuition reimbursement; Gym reimbursement; And much more

How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in Lewis Roca. To complete an application and submit your resume, please click "Apply for this Position." No phone calls please. We will contact you if your resume indicates that you are a strong candidate for this position.

We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Lewis Roca is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, a serious medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for the "Know Your Rights" poster. To request a disability accommodation in the application process, . Lewis Roca participates in E-Verify, please click for more information. For information regarding your Right to Work, please click here.

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, a serious medical condition, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Litigation Paralegal position will provide organizational and practice-specific assistance to attorneys in a specialized litigation team, preparing cases from onset through post trial, including related research and analysis
  • Assists attorneys in in all stages of litigation cases from onset through post-trial
  • Assists attorneys and other paralegals in large-scale projects outside of typical litigation scope
  • Oversees organization, maintenance and appropriate utilization of electronic and hard-copy documents and other case-related materials, including maintenance of electronic case folders and tracking spreadsheets across various platforms
  • Assists and manages with the discovery process and prepares for depositions
  • Participates in document reviews and document productions; works with attorneys and other paralegals in navigating electronic databases as part of case fact development
  • Performs analytical tasks; reviews and summarizes documents and deposition transcripts,
  • Assists with basic legal research, including locating cases, statutes and regulatory materials; conduct fact research on internet and private search engines, such as Westlaw and Lexis
  • Assists with law and motion practice, assembles motion papers and exhibits, coordinates filings of pleadings and briefs, and ensures proper service
  • Drafts common pleadings, motions, notices and other court filings
  • Familiar with federal and state rules of procedure and evidence for document format, content, filing, etc
  • and ensures compliance with rules
  • Performs and oversees both simple and complex authority and fact cite-checking; confirms case quotes; proofreads briefs and other legal documents
  • Assists with trial preparations; creates trial notebooks; identifies and organizes exhibits, coordinates witness schedules; maintains trial calendars; and communicates effectively with opposing counsel and courtroom staff
  • Assists in preparation of post-trial filings, including briefing, motions for costs and sanctions, etc
  • and organize the case for appeal if necessary
  • Maintains timely and accurate timekeeping records on a daily basis
  • Assists with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Perform other duties as requested

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates demonstrate professionalism, strong attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and work in an organized, efficient manner

  • Ability to communicate professionally and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff while anticipating needs of attorneys, clients, and matters

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, reliability, outstanding organizational skills, and ability to learn new technology

  • Excellent client service skills and ability to work on multiple matters simultaneously in an organized manner and under minimal supervision

  • Skilled at drafting clear and concise memoranda, detailed fact summaries, pleadings and other documents

  • Flexibility to respond quickly and positively to shifting deadlines and/or strict deadlines, with the willingness to work flexible hours and overtime as needed, including weekends

  • Position may periodically require off-site work at a war room or the courthouse when the case goes to trial

  • Minimum of 7 or more years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal within a multi-lawyer law firm

  • Exceptional computer skills, with the ability to learn and apply new software applications quickly

  • Trial experience, including exhibit preparation, witness preparation and management, knowledge of subpoena preparation, experience working with judicial assistants and trial presentation vendors, experience assisting attorneys in the courtroom

  • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, as well as document management

  • Proficiency with e-filing and litigation support applications such as e-discovery platforms (e.g., Eclipse or Relativity), FileSite/WorkSite, Adobe Acrobat, cloud-based file-sharing platforms / FTP link platforms, and similar technology

Benefits/What We offer

  • We offer competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, and invest in our paralegals' professional development

  • Some flexibility to work remotely one or two days per week can be available after initial training and ramp-up, with a weekly office presence several days a week in support of the high collaboration and relationship orientation of the team and the office

  • Benefits start on first day - 401(k) with generous employer match; 3 weeks of paid time off; 10-paid holidays per year; 5 medical plan options to choose from; Employer-paid life insurance and long term disability; Well-being program; Tuition reimbursement; Gym reimbursement; And much more

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