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Paralegal Assistant – Denver, CO

This position is responsible for proactively providing direct billable and administrative support to the attorneys primarily in the Litigation Group. The individual will be working in a dynamic environment that requires excellent organization, handling a multitude of tasks simultaneously, independent thinking and self-direction, the ability to work well with people, and determination to get the job done.

BENEFITS INCLUDE: Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Parental Leave, Group Life, Disability

COMPENSATION: $27.00/hour – $35.00/hour depending on experience level

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interacts with clients and firm staff at all levels in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Maintains accurate filing and organizational systems of both paper and electronic files with the highest regard for ease of use and timely retrieval of documents.
  • Assists with database updates and data management.
  • Assists with the preparation of legal documents, including discovery requests, deposition notices,
    subpoenas, motions, and other pleadings.
  • Assists with e-discovery including review and identification of responsive documents for production to
    opposing party, as well as, review and categorization of documents provided in response to discovery
    requests.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with courts, clients, and opposing counsel when needed.
  • E-files court documents.
  • Prepares correspondence.
  • Proactively manages busy calendars, prioritizing meeting requests with internal and external groups.
  • Interfaces with clients and other outside entities regarding assigned matters.
  • Contributes to the overall team effort by working with all members and levels of the firm.
  • Independently uses sound judgment and initiative to develop project timelines, and then successfully executes against established deadlines.
  • Tracks and records time in Intapp to ensure services provided are appropriately charged.

QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

  • 3-5 years’ administrative experience in the legal field.
  • Paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Insurance defense experience is a plus.
  • Execution-oriented, self-starter, and self-navigator who can prioritize tasks and balance the demands of multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational abilities, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and proactive business style.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Typing speed of 60 wpm.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Position is generally sedentary in nature; involves sitting most of the time, but may involve the need for inter-office mobility for brief periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally or routinely lift up to 10 lbs
  • Ability to efficiently communicate
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions required
  • Ability to see and read PC screens, detect color coding, read fine print, and/or normal type size print

Please send resume to jobs@spencerfane.com.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

OUR CURRENT COVID-19 PRECAUTION(S)

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Significant work from home support