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Hinshaw & Culbertson

Litigation Paralegal

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  • Miami, FL
June 14, 2024 Paralegal

Job Description

Consumer Financial Services Litigation Paralegal

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a national law firm, currently has an exciting full-time employment opportunity for a Consumer Financial Services Paralegal in our Miami office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary:

Our Miami office is seeking an experienced Consumer Financial Services Paralegal with experience in the consumer financial services sector who will perform a variety of duties including e-filing, interacting with courts and preparing documents for attorneys according to established policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • E-File in both state and federal court systems.
  • Draft transmittal letters.
  • Draft Tables of Authority and Contents.
  • Prepare initial discovery, i.e., interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admissions.
  • Prepare initial drafts of motions for summary judgment, motions to discontinue.
  • Prepare draft responses to discovery, including document productions and corresponding privilege logs.
  • Conduct investigation of property records and facts as requested by attorneys.
  • Prepare, review, format and cite check legal documents such as notices, consents, stipulations, affidavits, motions, briefs and pleadings.
  • Prepare exhibits, including trial exhibits.
  • Redact confidential information.
  • Conduct legal research regarding procedural rules.
  • Conduct SCRA searches.

 

Qualifications and Prior Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred; Additionally, three years of litigation experience in the financial sector is required. Only applicants with this experience will be considered.
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word software.
  • E-Filing experience in both state and federal court systems.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs.
  • Listens and seeks clarification; responds well to questions.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data.
  • Takes independent actions and calculated risks; asks for help when needed.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to additional hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Moves case along, anticipating next steps and proactively discussing same with attorneys.


As an EEO/AA employer, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.



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