We are currently recruiting for a paralegal with a minimum of five years’ current experience in litigation and business/transactional work to join a Seattle law firm. The position supports attorneys with their busy practice related to transactional matters, related litigation and some estate planning as well. Candidates will be compensated with a competitive salary and benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum five years’ current litigation paralegal experience (Washington preferred) is required. Candidates must have excellent attention to detail and strong communication (both verbal and written) skills. A pro-active, positive attitude and flexibility to work well with multiple priorities is required. Knowledge of court rules, discovery processes and case management is required, along with excellent organizational and analytical skills. Candidates should have experience with additional practice areas including business/transactional and ideally estate planning. Duties will include document production review and analysis, providing relevant documents for depositions and trials, and the drafting, review and response to discovery requests. Additional responsibilities with regard to business/transactional and estate planning cases are also part of the position, making it a dynamic and varied assignment with a high degree of responsibility. NOTE: The company is prepared and able to interview, on-board, train and support working from home during this time of restrictions due to COVID-19. Once restrictions are lifted, the position requires attendance at the Seattle office.