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Paralegal - Hybrid

Aleshire & Wynder, LLP
Full-time
On-site
Riverside, California, United States
$70,000 - $90,000 USD hourly

As a Paralegal at Aleshire & Wynder, LLP, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging legal projects. From conducting legal research to drafting legal documents, you will gain valuable experience and enhance your skills in various areas of law. Our firm is renowned for its commitment to client satisfaction, and as a Paralegal, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional legal support to our esteemed clients. What sets this position apart is the flexibility to work from home. This allows you to strike a healthy work-life balance while still delivering high-quality legal services. In terms of compensation, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

We value and invest in our employees, recognizing their hard work and dedication. Join our esteemed team and contribute to our mission of providing top-notch legal services to our clients. Apply today and take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding legal career with Aleshire & Wynder, LLP. You can get great benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, and Competitive Salary.

ALESHIRE & WYNDER, LLP: WHAT DRIVES US
Aleshire & Wynder, LLP, is a California-based private law firm of 50+ attorneys with offices located in Oakland, Westlake Village, Los Angeles, Fresno, Irvine, and Riverside. Aleshire & Wynder is a unique law firm dedicated to the representation of public entities by providing innovative, ethical, and cost-effective legal representation.

RESPONSIBILITIES AS A PARALEGAL

• Organize documents and coordinate document production.
o Conduct the Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents.
Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.
• Conduct various document searches and factual research.
o Create and maintain internal case databases, run searches on internal and external document databases and systems, cull relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations.
• Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation.
o Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.
•Prepare for and attend depositions.
o Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.
• Motion practice.
o Pull relevant document, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create documents indices in the preparation of motion filing.
• Court Filings.
o Work with attorneys in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
• Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.
o Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.
• Prepare for and attend trials.
o Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.
• Complete special projects as assigned
• Perform related duties as assigned
• Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

•Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
•Paralegal Certificate
•High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
•3-5 years' experience as litigation paralegal
•Proven experience in all phases of litigation process
•Ability to effectively set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects for several attorneys
•Ability to search database programs and assist with organizing, summarizing and/or categorizing documents
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented
•Adaptable to changing priorities; flexible
•Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with all levels of firm personnel, clients, other counsel and vendors
•Ability to troubleshoot issues and create solutions
•Proficient in Microsoft programs (Work, Excel, PowerPoint) and DISCO
•Complete knowledge of local and Federal Rules of Court
•Trial support and presentation experience
•Excellent oral, written, technical skills
•Strong attention to detail and data entry skills
•Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
•Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

•Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
•Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly