1+ months

Senior Trial Paralegal

Silicon Valley, Ca
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Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Trial Paralegal. This position will be located in any of our U.S. Offices.

What you will do? As a Senior Paralegal, you will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients and perform tasks that require the regular exercise of advanced discernment in the method and manner of performing services. You will use significant substantive knowledge and specialization in your area of expertise, mentoring skills, delegation skills, advanced organizational and issue identification skills, strong written and oral communication skills and excellent computer skills.

Below are the responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • You will assist attorneys with all phases of a trial

  • You will provide case management support for complex litigation cases and arbitration proceedings

  • You will draft various pleadings, such as evidentiary declarations in support of motions

  • You will assist with document reviews, database management, and document productions.

  • You will prepare pleadings for electronic filing and may electronically file pleadings

  • You will assist with preparation for hearings and depositions, including assembling binders and witness kits, and compiling deposition exhibits

  • You will assist with cite-checking/fact-checking briefs

  • You will travel with the trial team to assist onsite at arbitrations and trials.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree is required, a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program is preferable but not required.
  • At least ten years of Orrick equivalent paralegal experience is required.

  • Significant substantive working knowledge of the procedures, terminology and documents relating to complex litigation matters; high degree of specialization in areas of expertise.

  • Deep experience with the rules and procedures of California state and federal courts.

  • Have working knowledge of E-Discovery procedures.

  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to understand and summarize case-related documents.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

  • Have strong organization, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Distinguished time management skills, and calm in a time constrained, dynamic environment are important.

  • Advanced computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and any practice related software, such as document review platforms.

  • Ability to travel for trials and arbitrations.

  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.

Who is Orrick? As an employer of choice, we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team-oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks like free biometric screenings, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/en/Careers.

No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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