Paralegal – Financial Services Litigation, M057

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Located in Virginia Beach, VA

Salary: $40,000 to $60,000 DOE

Virginia Beach, law practice in search of an experienced Paralegal in Financial Services Litigation.

 

DIRECT HIRE, PERMANENT POSITION

PAY: $40,000 to $60,000 depending on experience

MON-FRI, 8:30am to 5:00pm

TO APPLY:  Please email your up to date resume (in a normal Word Document or other editable format) to:  shannon.bower@expresspros.com and include the job title (Paralegal – Financial Services Litigation, M057)  on the subject line. Once you have sent your resume, please call us at 757-961-8368 to verify we received it.

 

The Virginia Beach Express Employment Professionals office is a locally owned recruiting firm that focuses on assisting career minded professionals locate the right job environment within South Hampton Roads. Our desire is to help candidates move their careers forward !  There is never a fee to our candidates. 

 

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform paralegal duties and responsibilities as directed by group leader and other attorneys.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and writing skills.
  • Research, analyze and summarize law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, constitutions, legal codes and law-related information relevant to practice area.
  • Research, investigate, analyze and summarize facts and factual issues.
  • Receive and follow complex instructions.
  • Draft and prepare legal documents appropriate to practice area.
  • Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines.
  • Establish priorities and work concurrently on a variety of projects.
  • Perform all assignments in strict compliance with ethical guidelines governing the practice of law.
  • Demonstrate good teamwork skills within and among practice groups, offices and firm.
  • Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimum supervision.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of law office support personnel as assigned.
  • Participate in the training and professional development of other paralegals in routine practice elements.
  • Conduct PACER research and run PACER reports.
  • Works with litigation databases, including conducting searches, loading transcripts, and coding documents.
  • Assist in deposition preparation, including preparation of deposition notebooks.
  • Organize and monitor the maintenance of large matter files, i.e. correct and timely filing of correspondence, pleadings, transcripts and other case materials.
  • Number and stamp documents for document productions, trial exhibits and trial notebooks.
  • Copy and code documents in large document production performed inside or outside the office.
  • Organize, chronologize, categorize and index documents, or other legal documents.
  • Proofread documents.
  • Assist with trial organization.
  • Retrieve public records and/or obtain public records from online sources or directly from government institutions.
  • Summarize simple depositions or other legal documents.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, legal and legislative documents.
  • Able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to draft motions, briefs, memorandum and pleadings that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Able to effectively present information to senior level attorneys, top management, clients and peer groups.

 

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree, and/or a certificate of completion from a paralegal training program, American Bar Association (ABA) approval preferred. 

Express Office: Virginia Beach
4530 Professional Circle
Suite 1B
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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