Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP
full-time part-time employee contract
PARALEGAL (Employment Law)Job SummarySchneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP (SWCK) is a national Plaintiff’s law firm handling civil, complex litigation on behalf of individuals, classes and corporate clients. SWCK is currently seeking a full-time Paralegal for their office in Los Angeles, CA. This position will support one of the Partners of the Firm and her team of Associates in the area of Employment Law, including individuals and class actions. Duties and Responsibilities:Drafting of correspondence, notices, and multiple legal documents such as pleadings and shell discovery; review of briefs and preparation of Tables of Contents and Authorities.Filing and service of documents for State and Federal Courts.Legal research via Westlaw and the web, including cross-checking of citations, investigations in to individuals, locating corporate Registered Agents, etc.Further legal research with respect to State and Federal Courts’ Local Rules and Procedures, Judges’ bios and legal history, etc.Assist attorneys in preparation for depositions, mediations, hearings, trial and arbitration, including locating necessary documents, printing and organization of documents, preparation of binders, etc.Proficiency in the discovery process, including review and indexing of productions, locating and identifying necessary information, bates stamping and redacting of documentsMaintain the team’s calendar, including tracking of calls, events, deadlines, reminders and tasks; also maintain database of case information, including court venues, case numbers, judicial assignments, co-counsel and opposing counsel contact information, etc.Facilitate team meetings, including preparing agenda and tracking notes/updates.Communicate with clients, vendors and third parties.Manage travel arrangements for team.Assist other secretaries and support staff as needed.Qualifications:A minimum of three years of legal experience handling cases in both State and Federal courts nationwideKnowledge and understanding of Federal and State Court rules and procedures nationwideStrong communication and organizational skillsStrong attention to detailAbility to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environmentApplicant must be pro-active and a self-starterProficiency with Adobe, and Microsoft Word, Excel and OutlookKnowledge of various legal platforms such as Westlaw, SharePoint, Relativity, and CaseFleet preferred, but not requiredFluent in Spanish highly preferred, but not requiredParalegal certificate preferred, but not requiredThis is a full-time position of 40 hours per week. We offer a benefits package, including twelve paid holidays, PTO, medical, dental and vision insurance, and 401(k) with match. Salary and EOY bonus is commensurate with experience.