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Sklar Kirsh, LLP, a corporate, real estate, entertainment, litigation, and bankruptcy law firm, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join the team and help support a busy litigation practice group.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with trial prep
  • Perform Westlaw research
  • Assist with preparation for depositions and hearings
  • Assist with cite-checking and Shepardizing
  • Prepare and update weekly status reports, both internal and to clients
  • Assist with discovery, both propounding and responding
  • Manage document production utilizing discovery vendors like Relativity and Novus
  • Manage timeline for the discovery process
  • Organize and maintain exhibits
  • Manage case files, both electronic and hard copies
  • Research and pull documents from Westlaw and various court dockets, including downloading filed documents as needed
  • Familiarity with State Court, Federal Court and Appellate Court Rules
  • Manage and assist with electronic court filings, including preparing documents for filing
  • Assist with other Litigation Department projects as needed.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate or other qualification under BPC 6450(c) required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • 5 – 7 years of professional legal experience
  • Team player and colleague who is reliable and positive
  • High level of proficiency and comfort with technology and software (including Workshare and Adobe)
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work well under pressure and available for occasional overtime
  • Ability to handle filings (both hard copy and electronic) easily
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage, think proactively, and take initiative
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a large number of cases and attorney requests
  • Strong “Client-facing” skills and commitment to quality of service
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including advanced skills in Microsoft Word (styles, track changes, TOC/TOA, high-level formatting) and Outlook
  • Basic knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint a plus
  • Macros skills preferred

Details:

  • Submit your resume for information regarding hours, compensation, and benefits

At Sklar Kirsh, we value an exciting work environment and sophisticated client work as much as we value quality of life.  Sklar Kirsh is focused on delivering high quality legal service while creating a supportive and positive work environment for every team member.  Check out our Instagram to see what we are about!

For more information or to submit your resume and cover letter, please email [email protected].

Sklar Kirsh LLP is an equal employment opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed or religious beliefs, age, sex, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical disability, mental disability, citizenship, military status, genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Sklar Kirsh LLP will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 9 to Chapter XVIII of the Los Angeles Municipal Code.

  • “After vetting out numerous M&A firms, picking Sklar Kirsh proved to be the best business decision I have made in my career. Their attention to detail, focus on my personal needs and the friendship I built through the process made the overall experience world class.”
    — Jarrod Dogan, CEO of Hybrid Promotions, LLC

This testimonial does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.