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Company: Greenberg Traurig
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity in the Labor and Employment and Litigation departments of our Denver office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
Position Summary:
The Paralegal position will provide organizational and practice specific assistance to attorneys in the Labor and Employment and Litigation departments in preparing cases from onset through post trial, including related research and analysis. Candidate should also be flexible to work overtime as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists attorneys in all stages of the case from onset through post trial
  • Ascertains calendaring requirements for each matter and ensures proper maintenance of any required case calendars
  • Oversees organization, maintenance, and appropriate utilization of documents and other case-related materials, including maintenance of client-presentable and efficient work areas and case rooms
  • Assists with the discovery process, including preparing for deposition, propounding, and responding to written discovery and preparing for expert discovery
  • Oversees and conducts document reviews; prepares documentation regarding criteria changes; tracks and reports on review progress and results
  • Performs analytical tasks, including preparing witness interview memoranda, reviewing, and summarizing documents and deposition and court transcripts and creating and using substantive coding tools
  • Submits E-filings in both local and federal courts
  • Conducts legal and factual research on individuals, corporations, and opposing counsel
  • Drafts non-party subpoenas for documents and/or appearances
  • Arranges for services of process of complaints and subpoenas
  • Prepares FOIA request to governmental agencies
  • Assists with law and motion practice, including assembling motion papers and exhibits, coordinating filings of pleadings and briefs, and ensuring proper service
  • Performs and oversees both simple and complex cite checking and proof reading of briefs and other legal documents
  • Assists with trial preparation, including creating trial notebooks, identifying, and organizing exhibits, coordinating witness schedules, maintaining trial calendars, and communicating effectively with opposing counsel and courtroom staff
  • Maintains timely and accurate timekeeping records
    Skills & Competencies:
    • Candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision
    • High attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
    • Provide outstanding client service, meet high quality standards for services and meet or exceed client expectations
    • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines, adapt to a fast-paced, high-pressure environment to achieve business goals and objectives; effectively prioritize multiple tasks
    • Analytical with strong problem-solving skills, takes initiative and uses good judgment, excellent follow-up skills
    • Flexible and able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands
      Qualifications & Prior Experience:
      • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and Paralegal certification required
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Paralegal within a law firm with demonstrated knowledge of complex issues within the Litigation practice area required
      • Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly
      • Trial experience, including exhibit preparation, witness preparation, and management, knowledge of subpoena preparation, experience working with judicial assistants and trial presentation vendors, experience assisting attorneys in the courtroom
      • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, as well as document management
        The expected annualized base salary range for this position is $85,000 to $105,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. Full time employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, short term disability, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K, vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program. Additional voluntary programs include voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long-term care, voluntary critical illness and cancer insurance and pet insurance. Commuter and Transit programs may also be available in certain markets.

        Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.

        In support of our unwavering dedication to putting diversity, equity, and inclusion into action, GT participates in the Mansfield Rule Certification Program. This Program, which is administered by The Diversity Lab, aims to increase diverse representation in the legal industry. In July 2020, we achieved Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification. A year later, in 2021, we achieved Mansfield 4.0 Certification Plus, meaning we went beyond the requirements of the original Mansfield program. Most recently, in 2022, GT gained Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Plus - again achieving the highest level of certification a law firm can obtain. GT is currently participating in the Mansfield Rule 6.0 Certification Program. Providing your data during the application process helps us with achieving our goals and with meeting reporting/record-keeping obligations under federal and state law and other legal requirements. Providing your data is entirely voluntary and will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be treated confidentially.

Keywords: Greenberg Traurig, Denver , Paralegal, Legal , Denver, Colorado

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