Litigation Paralegal

We are looking for a full-time litigation paralegal with 0-5 years experience to join our downtown San Diego office. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Candidates should be organized and able to prioritize in a fast-paced environment and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Candidates should have the ability to work independently and cooperatively and have knowledge of California codes, court rules, discovery rules, court research, subpoena preparation and trial preparation.
  • Prepare subpoenas for records
  • Maintain records logs, including monitoring discovery, subpoenas, document productions and requests
  • Organize and prepare exhibits for motions and discovery responses
  • Conduct legal research
  • Trial preparation including drafting pre-trial documents, motions in limine, jury instructions, trial readiness reports, trial exhibits and witness coordination
  • Prepare attorneys for conferences, depositions, hearings, and mediation

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent grammatical and spelling skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Drop Box, and Westlaw, Trial Director experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of California codes, court deadlines (motions, subpoenas, discovery rules, trial deadlines, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Attention to detail

Education

Candidates should have a four-year degree and be a graduate of an ABA-accredited paralegal course. Minimum 2 years of litigation experience required.

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program, including 401(k) and parking. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Neil, Dymott, Frank, McCabe & Hudson APLC, attn: Human Resources: hmardian@neildymott.com 


About Neil Dymott:

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McCabe & Hudson APLC was founded in San Diego in 1964 and is a multi-service law firm with offices in San Diego and Palm Desert, California. The firm represents clients in a wide range of industries and specialty areas, including business transactions, employment law, civil litigation, pharmaceutical and medical products manufacturers, transportation, intellectual property, insurance, medical, accounting and other professional practices. For more information about Neil Dymott please visit our website at www.neildymott.com.