Costanzo Law Firm, APC Paralegal San Jose, CA · Full time

In this role, you will work on a team of 2-3 attorneys through all phases of litigation: intake, pleading, discovery, law and motion, trial and/or settlement. This is a fast-paced environment.

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

- Assist attorneys in preparing for trial, depositions, mediations, and hearings 

- Draft, review, and revise legal documents 

- Obtain case-related documents from third parties 

- Manage discovery, including document productions 

- Maintain and organize case files 

- Calendaring 

- Client contact 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

Required: 

- Bachelor’s degree 

- Strong written and verbal communication skills 

- Strong organizational skills 

- Strong interpersonal skills 

- Strong critical thinking skills 

- Ability to work well under stress 

- Ability to handle shifting priorities with flexibility and patience 

- Careful attention to detail 

- Team player, with ability to work independently 

- Ability to maintain high ethical standards and maintain strict confidentiality. 

PREFERRED: 

- 5+ years’ experience in the legal field 

- Ability to work and bill as a paralegal under Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code section 6450 

- Paralegal Certification 

- Proficient in common office computer applications 

- Understanding and knowledge of legal procedures, rules of counsel, and local rules 

- Experience with eDiscovery 

BENEFITS: 

- Competitive Salary and discretionary bonuses 

- 401K Matching 

- Health Benefits including medical/vision/dental insurance 

Compensation: 

DOE 

Salary

$70,000 - $90,000 per year