Paralegal – Litigation (Philadelphia)
Ballard Spahr LLP has an excellent opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented Litigation Paralegal to work in our Philadelphia office. The selected individual will handle large volumes of work associated with each matter, prepare drafts of legal and other documents and correspondence for attorney review; compile, analyze and summarize information and coordinate efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, other parties and outside vendors.
The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented, have superior communication, organizational, computer and client service skills and be able to multi-task. Must be proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe and other data entry applications and programs. Must also work well under pressure. The ability to work beyond standard work hours is required to perform the essential functions of this position.
A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate and 1 to 2 years of law firm experience preferred. Experience in foreclosure or consumer finance cases a plus. Must have knowledge of state and federal court rules, procedures and filing requirements and assist with the formatting and filing of electronic court submissions in all State and Federal Courts.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please http://ballardspahr.com/careers.aspx and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.