Madia Law is currently accepting applications for a part-time Paralegal/Client Liaison. This is a 25 hour position that, for the right candidate, will grow into full-time, 40 hours. Madia Law is a small civil litigation firm focusing on employment law, business litigation, and civil rights matters. We are located in downtown Minneapolis near Target Field in the Warehouse District
The Paralegal/Client Liaison will work directly with the firm’s attorneys and other office and legal assistant staff and will communicate with clients, law clerks, opposing counsel, and court staff. The Paralegal/Client Liaison will be the main point of contact for clients, handling both the screening of prospective case intake and managing current client communication, scheduling, and various relationship matters. This position will handle various legal research and writing tasks, including: drafting pleadings and legal motions and memoranda, Westlaw research, internal legal memo drafting, court filings, and discovery document preparation and production.
The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with paralegal experience, is familiar with Westlaw and state and federal legal filing databases, and possesses legal research and legal document skills in the context of civil litigation.
Title: Paralegal/Client Liaison
Classification: Part-time Hourly, Non-exempt
Schedule: Generally Mon-Fri, 10-3:30, varying depending on workload.
• Legal research and writing
• Case preparation and investigation
• Various document searches and factual research
• Organize documents and coordinate document discovery and production
• Interviewing clients and witnesses
• Document preparation and editing
• Phone intake and screening
• Motion practice
• Provide support for attorneys as needed
• Daily entry into time sheets
• Daily entry into case files
• Court filings
• Prepare for and attend depositions and trials
• Special projects as assigned
o Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience
o Possesses a valid driver’s licence and has access to a reliable vehicle to use while working
o Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Westlaw Next, Odyssey EFileAndServe, ECF
o Committed to providing high level of internal and external service
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Proven ability to problem solve and handle complex tasks
o Proven ability to work in fast paced environment while juggling multiple competing tasks and demands
Office: Suite 300, 333 Washington Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN 55401.
Nothing in this job description restricts Madia Law’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Madia Law LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.
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