Icon hamburger
US
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now
Thumsup

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Default3

Defense Litigation Paralegal

Gallivan White Boyd Charleston Full-Time
Apply Now

Paralegal

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., one of the Southeast’s leading law firms founded more than six decades ago in Greenville, South Carolina, is seeking an experienced Defense Litigation Paralegal in our Charleston , South Carolina office. Serving all of the Carolinas, Gallivan, White & Boyd, handles complex business and commercial matters representing corporations, businesses, and individual clients in business disputes, arbitration, and defense litigation.

Skills

 Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially and take proper precautions to protect information electronically and physically

 Strong technological skills to include: research using internet and legal search systems, such as, Westlaw; ability to electronically organize and manipulate documents; ability to effectively manage calendars; strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Work, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)

 Strong organization and prioritization skills

 Ability to professionally, and effectively communicate both orally and in writing

 Perform duties with accuracy, quality and integrity

 Handle simultaneous projects, effectively multi-tasking and remaining flexible to last-minute changes

 Work in a team environment, while maintaining a pleasant disposition

 Work independently while using appropriate level of discretion to complete projects/assignments asdirected

 Detail oriented

 Thorough knowledge of legal principles, research techniques, legal terminology, and medical terminology

 Strong interpersonal skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 Perform research under attorney direction, including, but not limited to: legal, factual and records research

 Organize and analyze information

 Organize case files including, but not limited to: indexing, and Bates labeling records

 Cross-check and validate information

 Prepare written reports, correspondence, subpoenas, forms and other documents as directed

 Locate and communicate with witnesses and experts as directed

 Interact with clients and opposing counsel as necessary to effectively perform assigned duties for Attorney(s)

 Miscellaneous projects as requested

 Assist attorneys in preparation for hearings

 All other duties as required

The firm offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a profit sharing plan with a 401K option, generous paid leave and vacation, support for involvement in legal staff organizations, and staff educational meetings and employee recognition programs.

Education/Experience

 Bachelor Degree a plus, Paralegal Certificate/Certification or equivalent work experience

 1 - 2 years relevant legal experience to develop necessary knowledge base

 Experience with MS Office, case management software, and Outlook

 Experience with document production/management software

Recommended skills

Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Power Point
Microsoft Office
Westlaw
Self Motivation

Location

CareerBuilder Estimated Salary

Based on Job Title, Location and Skills
$46K
Below Avg. Average Above Avg.

Career Path

See the next step in your career
Defense Litigation Paralegal
Estimated Salary: $62K
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

CAREERBUILDER TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.