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Family Law Paralegal

Posted Jul 06
Full Time
Greensboro, North Carolina

Job Details

Description

 

Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking a Family Law (Litigation) paralegal with a minimum of six (6) years of experience for the Greensboro office.
 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Preparing and responding to discovery (document requests, document productions, interrogatories, requests for admissions, subpoenas and deposition notices, notices in lieu);
  • Reviewing and analyzing discovery responses and documents produced and preparing meet and confer letters regarding/requesting discovery/further discovery;
  • Reviewing and analyzing documents including financial documents;
  • Preparing correspondence and documents including assets and debts schedules, income and expense declarations, and preliminary and final declarations of disclosure;
  • Preparing exhibits, exhibit lists and witness lists for motions, hearings and trial;
  • Serving as a liaison between the client and attorney, conducting client interviews, interfacing with custodian of records and deposition officers;
  • Preparing hearing/trial notebooks and providing assistance at trial;
  • Preparing evidentiary motions to strike.

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service to internal and external clients/contacts.  
  • Working knowledge of office accounting methods and techniques, including: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, as well as the ability to learn other programs.
  • Proven ability to conduct independent research.
  • Prepare and understand financial accounts as well as other financial and statistical reports.
  • Compose and disseminate correspondence as required.
  • Ability to understand tax forms, including but not limited to federal tax returns and schedules.

Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree preferred.
  • Associate's degree or paralegal certificate with five years of comparable work experience required.
  • Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate flexibility regarding client and legal team requests.
  • Achieve high level of productivity.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

DISCLAIMER

Fox Rothschild LLP is under no obligation to provide sponsorship for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform and the employee may be required to perform additional duties.  Additionally, management reserves the right to review and revise the job description at any time. Employment with the firm is at-will.  Employees must be able to satisfactorily perform all of the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  If an accommodation request would cause an undue hardship or a safety concern, the individual may not be eligible for the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)