Litigation Paralegal

Oakland, CA 94607

Posted: 06/07/2019 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 1840

Litigation Paralegal

Industry: Mid-sized Law Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: Los Angeles, California

 

COMPANY PROFILE:
  • Our client has been in the legal practice for well over 20 years
  • This firm with its leading legal presence in California focuses in various litigation practices
  • Across California, our client represents public, private, and non-profit organizations 

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
  • Accredited law firm
  • Familial culture
  • Top health benefits

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • This is an opportunity to provide the Firm attorneys with the full range of litigation paralegal support
  • You will draft, review, and revise legal documents
  • You will be responsible for assist with deposition and hearing preparation, including identifying and gathering exhibit documents and creating witness outlines, cite-check briefs, draft and arrange for service of subpoenas, and conduct legal research
  • You will assist with document review and coordinate with Litigation Support Group for back-end database management using Concordance

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • Expert communication skills
  • 3+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Exposure to conducting discovery
  • Working knowledge of Concordance (or other eDiscovery software), LiveNote, and Adobe Acrobat Pro XI
  • Bachelor’ s degree and paralegal certification

 

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.”

 

For the past 2 years, ABA has been ranked as one of the Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America

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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