Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon is looking for an experienced paralegal to assist attorneys in multiple facets of commercial litigation including creditors rights, foreclosures, bankruptcies, real property litigation, collections, evictions, land use, formation of corporations/LLC and probate.

BENEFITS

Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Group Life Insurance/LTD
Paid HolidaysWellness Program
401(k)Tuition Reimbursement

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • College degree or paralegal certificate preferred
  • 3+ years commercial litigation experience preferred

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of creditors rights, foreclosures, bankruptcies, real property litigation, collections, evictions, land use and probate
  • Analytical capabilities
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to take direction from attorneys and determine priority of assigned work
  • Ability to work with little supervision, using effective interpersonal, cooperative and communication skills
  • Task oriented with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Team player

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting discovery requests and responses, pleadings, motions, orders and correspondence
  • Large document control and indexing
  • Online research of court records, official records
  • Research and analyze statutes and case law
  • Calendaring and deadline computation and tickle system
  • Assist with trial preparation and exhibit control
  • Work closely with clients and opposing counsel
  • Schedule hearings, mediations, and depositions.
  • Electronically file documents with the court
  • Manage assigned case load
  • Other duties as assigned
  • For physical demands of this position see Human Resources. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.