Paralegal Wanted

Paralegal Wanted

Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., one of the Southeast’s leading law firms founded more than six decades ago in Greenville, South Carolina, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal in our Charleston, South Carolina office.  Serving all of the Carolinas, Gallivan, White & Boyd, handles complex business and commercial matters representing corporations, businesses, and individual clients in business disputes, arbitration, and defense litigation.

Skills

  • Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially and take proper precautions to protect information electronically and physically
  • Strong technological skills to include: research using internet and legal search systems, such as, Westlaw; ability to electronically organize and manipulate documents; ability to effectively manage calendars; strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Work, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to professionally, and effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Perform duties with accuracy, quality and integrity
  • Handle simultaneous projects, effectively multi-tasking and remaining flexible to last-minute changes
  • Work in a team environment, while maintaining a pleasant disposition
  • Work independently while using appropriate level of discretion to complete projects/assignments as directed
  • Detail oriented
  • Thorough knowledge of legal principles, research techniques, legal terminology, and medical terminology
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform research under attorney direction, including, but not limited to: legal, factual and records research
  • Organize and analyze information
  • Organize case files including, but not limited to: indexing, and Bates labeling records
  • Cross-check and validate information
  • Prepare written reports, correspondence, subpoenas, forms and other documents as directed
  • Locate and communicate with witnesses and experts as directed
  • Interact with clients and opposing counsel as necessary to effectively perform assigned duties for Attorney(s)
  • Miscellaneous projects as requested
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for hearings
  • All other duties as required

Education/Experience

  • Associate Degree, Paralegal Certification required
  • Bachelor Degree a plus but not required
  • Experience with MS Office, and Outlook
  • Experience with document production/management software a plus

The firm offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a profit sharing plan with a 401K option, generous paid leave and vacation, support for involvement in legal staff organizations, and staff educational meetings and employee recognition programs.

Email resume’ to:  kdonald@gwblawfirm.com

 

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