Senior Paralegal

Spectraforce

Oakland, California


2 months ago

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Senior Paralegal
Spectraforce
Oakland, California

2 months ago

Job Description

Senior Paralegal
9+ months (Possible Extensions)
Oakland, CA or Bay Area (Hybrid - Assignment is hybrid and candidate is required in the office at the manager's request.)


CANDIDATES CURRENTLY RESIDING LOCAL TO BAY AREA/OAKLAND GO. THE CLIENT'S LAPTOP IS TO BE ISSUED BUT EXPENSE WILL BE APPROVED IF AN ADDITIONAL MONITOR, KEYBOARD, OR MOUSE IS NEEDED.
 
PERSONAL CELL PHONE USE NEEDED AND EXPENSE WILL BE APPROVED FOR PRE-DETERMINED AMOUNT.
 
TOP THINGS LOOKING FOR:
  • Experience with litigation, employment litigation and Regulatory work.
  • Law firm experience necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Position Summary
The Senior Paralegal provides legal support to litigation and employment law case management.
Research, compose, edit, and proofread pleadings, testimonies, memoranda, correspondence, reports, and various other documents for attorneys, federal, state, and local courts. Record and monitor the docket schedule of court appearance dates, pleadings, cases, and postponements for attorneys. Prepare witnesses and assemble case materials, exhibits, and documents for meetings, hearings, and court appearances. Collaborate with attorneys, client groups, and other support staff to address and resolve various legal matters and compliance issues. Compose non-disclosure agreements regarding the client's policies, procedures, and practices.
 
Qualifications
Minimum:
  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of paralegal work experience
  • Master proficiency in law department software and technology
Desired:
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • 7+ years of paralegal work experience
  • 10 years of Legal Assistant experience
  • Ability to provide direction to others and assign tasks to clerical staff
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent client/customer focus
  • Takes initiative and works independently
  • Ability to build consensus and contribute in a team environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proficiency with Symantec Clearwell and kCura Relativity Responsibilities
Case Management:
  • Provide management and support of projects and cases related to employment law, electric, gas, civil, and other types of proceedings involving Superior, Appellate and Small Claims Courts under the supervision of an attorney
  • Review for issues and facts from depositions and other case-related documents; categorize documents based upon criteria from attorney
  • Organize, prepare case documents and/or reports such as tables of authority, tables of contents, miscellaneous correspondence, reports for filing with regulatory agencies, standard pleadings, requests for production of documents, interrogatories, standard motions, requests for admissions, hearing summaries, declarations, chronology of events, trial exhibits and oversee the indexing and/or bates labeling
  • Monitor docket activity, production schedules for hearings and discovery responses to help meet all deadlines assigned by attorneys
Legal and Factual Research:
  • Proficient with Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, Law Library, and regulatory agency websites to conduct research
  • Research factual and legal issues, perform cite checking, editing, proofreading and general quality control to ensure compliance with court and/or regulatory agency rules and regulations 
Other:
  • Develop recommendations to continuously improve case management, administration, and support
  • Proactively communicate status of cases with attorneys
  • Work closely with Discovery Team in all discovery related issues, including identification and review of custodians, documents, and data
  • Assist with other special projects as assigned

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $32.00/hr.