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Paralegal – Litigation

Ideal Candidate will have 3+ years of complex insurance defense litigation experience and knowledge of both Federal and State Rules.

Helpful experience would include litigation defense experience such as: Trucking & Transportation, Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, etc..

 

Legal Assistant: Real Estate & Commercial Transactions

Under the general direction of three Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated legal administrative work for Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions.

Ideal Candidate will have Legal experience supporting Attorneys in Real Estate transactions.

 

Attorney

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated litigation Attorney with 3 – 5 years of experience. A litigation background in Professional Liability or with similar experience handling medical issues, depositions and experts preferred.

 

Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Position supports two Attorneys. Ideal Candidate will have 3+ years law firm experience providing both Legal Secretarial experience as well as Paralegal experience.

Helpful experience would include litigation defense experience such as:  Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, Trucking & Transportation, Medical Malpractice, etc..

 

Entry Level Paralegal (supports senior litigation Paralegals)

Position supports senior litigation Paralegals. This position is responsible for performing specifically delegated administrative legal work.

Ideal Candidate will have 1+ years law firm experience. Paralegal students and Law School students encouraged to apply.

 

Legal Secretary

Ideal Candidate will have 5+ years Legal Secretarial experience in a litigation defense firm.

Helpful experience would include litigation defense experience such as Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Trucking & Transportation, Products Liability, etc…  

 

 

 

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Clement Rivers, LLP
Phyllis Walterhouse, Director of  Human Resources
PO Box 993, Charleston, SC 29402-0993
Email: careers@ycrlaw.com or Fax: 843-579-1316

 


Although we may not have an immediate opening, Paralegals and Legal Secretaries are encouraged to submit a resume for future consideration.


Litigation Paralegal:

Under the general direction of a Partner, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated substantive legal work for Attorneys.

Responsibilities include preparing pre-hearing briefs; monitoring deadlines; monitoring and managing attorney mail; preparing file summaries/file analysis; conducting necessary discovery to prepare for litigation; conducting legal research; preparing correspondence to clients/attorneys/other facilities; scheduling of depositions/ etc….

Ideal Candidate will have litigation experience. 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Complex Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Rules
  • Knowledge of preparing drafts: request, response, pleading, order, motion, etc.
  • Requires strong computer skills with 55+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicates effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player


Legal Secretary:
Under the general direction of Attorneys, this job is responsible for performing specifically-delegated secretarial and administrative work.

  • Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters and reports (transcription)
  • Responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material
  • Responsibilities will include scheduling appointments, travel arrangements, preparing for meetings
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Ensure payment of vendor invoices
  • Maintaining Attorneys’ calendars
  • Answering phones
  • Filing

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Legal Secretarial experience
  • Knowledge of SC and Federal court system
  • Requires strong computer skills with 65+ WPM
  • Professional interpersonal & communication skills; communicates effectively with Attorneys and other professionals
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team player

Employment Overview

Clement Rivers recognizes that recruiting, hiring, and retaining top-quality attorneys and staff members is integral to the firm’s goal of providing exceptional legal services.

Excerpts from our Mission Statement

It is the firm’s mission to “… Promote a high quality of life and level of job satisfaction for the firm’s professionals and staff by providing fair rewards and opportunities for individual development.  Respect the talents people bring to their jobs and value the growth and development of people by investing in training and education, and by encouraging self-improvement.