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Labor and Emp. Law Paralegal

Labor and Emp. Law Paralegal

Job Overview
Job Order:JO000084728
Date Posted:Jan 8
Salary:
Industry:Legal
Metro Area:
Start Date:Mar 25

Eastride Legal is recruiting for a Labor and Employment Law Paralegal in San Diego. The paralegal will manage all aspects of case history and will work in a collaborative team effort with attorneys and other staff members. The paralegal will be responsible, with attorney supervision, for all aspects of assigned cases including case status, drafting of motions/correspondence/litigation notices, production and organization of documents, preparation of chronologies of facts and production charts, performing searches, organization of relevant documents for attorney review for witness interviews and depositions, awareness of calendar deadlines, and assistance with trial preparation.

Paralegal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparation of pleadings and discovery in federal and state court matters, and arbitration proceedings.
  • Assist with preparation of federal and state administrative filings.
  • Draft motions, pleadings, notices, correspondence, etc.
  • Analyze, review and organize documents and data from materials produced during discovery; and, prepare/coordinate document production and responses to discovery requests.
  • Prepare deposition and record subpoenas according to state and federal regulations; coordinate production of third-party records and summarize same; prepare deposition outlines and summaries.
  • Analyze and review privileged documents.
  • Conducting limited legal research, including but not limited to, Lexis and Pacer research.
  • Cite-checking and shepardizing when necessary.
  • Liaison with courts, opposing counsel, and litigation vendors, including process servers and couriers.
  • Knowledge of developments, procedures and rules in the forums where the office practices.
  • Demonstrate basic strategic thinking and initiative with case assignments.
  • Awareness of calendar deadlines.
  • Address client case status inquiries, including steps in process remaining, processing times, and appointment issues.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum of employment law experience with a wage and hour focus
  • Proficiency in Windows environment including Word and Outlook (Excel a plus).
  • Knowledge of EEOC procedures a plus.
  • Knowledge of billing and document management software
  • Experience with class-actions, and wage and hour productions a plus.
  • Versed in trial preparation a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly client focused as the position requires strong customer service skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of people and personalities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, detail orientated with exceptional analytical skills.
  • Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, and the ability to multi-task are essential.
  • Ability to work under pressure/deadlines and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; self-motivated.
  • Ability to interact professionally with attorneys and support staff while maintaining a strong client service attitude.
  • Work independently and as part of a team towards common goal of excellent client service.
  • Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment.

Educational Requirements

  • Associate Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • ABA Paralegal Certificate required.

For more than 40 years, Eastridge Workforce Solutions has made it easy to manage and recruit a skilled workforce. Ranked in the top one percent of U.S. firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Eastridge places 18,000 candidates and processes more than 250,000 paychecks each year. Eastridge Workforce Solutions provides comprehensive workforce management, recruitment, and technology solutions worldwide, serving startups to Fortune 500 companies. Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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For immediate consideration, please email resumes in Word format to legal.sd@eastridge.com with the subject “Labor and Employment Law Paralegal.”