Litigation Paralegal (Civil/Labor & Employment) – Direct Hire/Raleigh

Job Type: 
Professional Services
Legal Staff
Other Professional Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a well-established law firm serving Eastern North Carolina, is actively recruiting for a sharp and self-directed paralegal to assume key role on its team. 

This firm’s Civil Litigation group offers personalized services for its clients and their collaborative approach allows them to consistently deliver the best solutions.  They seek an exceptional candidate who will extend this reputation and bring professionalism and a strong customer service orientation.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity and compensation will be generous.  Position will be located on-site at firm’s Raleigh office.

This role will work closely with the litigation attorneys assisting with Labor & Employment and other Civil Litigation matters. 

Selected responsibilities to include:

  • Conduct intake meetings with clients
  • Electronic filing of pleadings and records (including Federal, EEOC, and Industrial Commission)
  • Handle communication with clients and assist with overall client relationship
  • Draft legal documents and correspondence, including motions and responses
  • Locate, develop and analyze case relevant information
  • Monitor pending items, provide follow-up and keep all relevant parties informed
  • Calendar all case-related deadlines and monitor dockets
  • Handle document management and retention
  • Provide administrative support as needed

Targeted candidate will offer 4+ years’ experience as a Litigation Paralegal in civil matters.  Understanding of and experience with legal procedures and protocols and the state and federal court system will be important.  Experience in Labor & Employment a plus.

Other priorities include:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Superb communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Keen attention to detail – proofreading skills important
  • Outstanding organizational skills; ability to prioritize and juggle essential

Finally, we seek an independent worker with a team orientation, a flexible and resourceful juggler with an excellent sense of priority.

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.