Litigation Paralegal (Insurance Defense)
A stable, downtown Seattle law firm has an immediate opening for a qualified complex litigation paralegal to join their staff. In this full time, permanent position you will support a small group of partner level attorneys as you work on specific cases involving insurance defense matters. The firm provides a congenial atmosphere with a dedicated, competent staff. Strong knowledge of insurance defense litigation issues, document management and experience in dealing with clients, experts and various counsel are all important components of this position. The firm will provide a competitive salary commensurate with your experience and complete benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: Legal professionals with a minimum of three years litigation paralegal experience will be considered. Strong knowledge of local and state rules is preferred (knowledge of Federal Court rules a plus), along with experience in managing cases from inception through trial. Experience with insurance defense preferred. Excellent organizational skills and proven communication skills are essential. Your ability to manage your time effectively, be flexible and use sound judgment in determining priorities are also crucial to your success in this position. The ideal candidate will have experience and intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office including Word, along with Access, Excel and Summation (or other similar program).