Experienced Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon PaPensacola, FloridaFull TimeRemote


POSITION SUMMARY

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. In office position.

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
  • Dictation
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • 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.

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