Litigation Paralegal

San Francisco, CA 94111

Posted: 11/02/2018 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 1631

Litigation Paralegal

Industry: Boutique Law Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, California 94111

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • You will have the chance to manage cases in coordination with Litigation Support and Case Clerks
  • You will assist with trial preparation
  • You will be responsible for conducting legal research, document production, and deposition/hearing preparation
  • You will prepare disposition summaries and draft discovery

 

COMPANY PROFILE:
  • This firm offers the service of a boutique firm with the strength and expertise of a much larger firm
  • Our client contributes to civil rights, education, and pressing needs in the community
  • This firm was one out of only six firms to be named a powerhouse legal force in California

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits
  • Flexible benefits plan
  • 401K
  • Vacation and sick time

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • Expertise in CaseMap, Concordance, Sanction, Cite Checking, Adobe, PowerPoint and Excel
  • 3+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Exposure to working in a top law firm environment
  • Working knowledge of Westlaw and Lexis
  • Bachelors degree preferred

 

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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