Mid-Level Litigation Paralegal

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Post Date: 08/17/2018 Job ID: 1388 Job Category: Legal

Mid-Level Litigation Paralegal

Industry: Top AM 50 Law Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: 140 Scott Drive, Menlo Park, California 94025

 

COMPANY PROFILE:
  • Global law firm with more than 30 offices that is consistently ranked among the top firms in the world; has been ranked as the #1 firm in the AM law top 100 rankings
  • This firm has more than 2, 400 lawyers in 14 different countries and is recognized for their culture geared toward establishing and nurturing long-term client relationships  
  • “ Non-headquartered” law firm culture; each office is equally as important

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
  • Generous compensation package offered that includes healthcare, life & disability insurance, a flexible spending account, a 401k plan and more
  • Bonuses are awarded for both individual and firm performance

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • This is an opportunity to contribute your expertise to performing legal tasks and providing various administrative support to attorneys and supervising paralegals
  • You will proofread and prepare documents for submission to courts or agencies
  • You will be responsible for coordinating work for basic cases or transactions with the assistance of support departments, secretaries, and project assistants
  • You will prepare basic legal documents and retrieving documents from internal or public sources 

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • Expert Microsoft Office applications and internet searching skills
  • 1+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Exposure to billing software and databases
  • Working knowledge of state and federal court rules
  • Bachelor’ s degree and paralegal certificate

 

ABOUT ABA SEARCH:

At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”

 

Haeley Girlich
Director of Legal Recruiting

Haeley joined the ABA team in 2012 as a Staffing Specialist generalist. Searching for a career out of college that was both intellectually stimulating and people-oriented, Haeley came to ABA and has never looked back. She has a passion for people and thrives on matchmaking corporate cultures to vibrant people. Haeley loves the exciting spectrum of Silicon Valley business that allows her to work with all types of clients – from the big names to the start-ups with brilliant minds.

Haeley earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business and graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. As an undergraduate she kept quite busy; Haeley was Chief of Staff for the Psychology Club, Secretary for the Italian club, a member of Psi Chi (International Psychology Honors Society), and played in the symphony. 

Haeley is currently the President of the Gonzaga Bay Area Alumni Chapter and a Board Member for the Golden Gate Chapter of California Staffing Professionals organization.

Haeley lives in San Francisco.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Weekend trips to wine country!

Favorite quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


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