Paralegal, Litigation, Jacksonville, FL

April 22, 2021

The Jacksonville office of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, LLP is seeking an experienced Paralegal to join our team with focus in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. This Group regularly serves clients in Northern Florida as well as across the country. From individuals and closely held companies to large corporations, our litigators represent clients in many state, federal and appellate courts, as well as governmental/administrative boards, agencies, and arbitration and mediation panels. Specific litigation focus areas include Commercial, Contract, Construction, Family Law, and/or Personal Injury.
 
The successful candidate will support the team in reviewing and processing legal documents and assisting with matters related to litigation. 
 
Responsibilities will include: 
  • Formatting/Drafting briefs, pleadings and other legal documents
  • Monitoring and updating attorney and docket calendar(s)
  • Filing legal documents with the State and Federal Electronic Court Filing Systems
  • Prepare Memorandums for opening new matters 
  • Create/maintain electronic directories 
  • Create/maintain filing
  • Prepare and send out transmittal letters
  • Saving, printing, scanning and filing of all transmittal documents on each file
  • Delivery Requests when necessary 
 
Our ideal Paralegal will have:
  • A minimum 3 years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal. 
  • Accurate typing speed of 65+ wpm. 
  • General office and computer experience required.
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure.
  • Reliable attendance a must.
  • Experience with editing, revising and drafting of legal documents.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal court rules.
  • Working knowledge of Pacer Systems and ECF. 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to complete projects with little direction.
  • Ability to use discretion and handle confidential information.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality work products.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience with document management systems such as ProLaw a plus.
 
Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with more than 125 attorneys and 200 total employees located in seven offices (Buffalo, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City and Greater Toronto Area). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

Interested applicants shall submit a resume in confidence to careers@lippes.com.   



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