Paralegal – Litigation (Hybrid)
Ballard Spahr LLP has an excellent opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented Litigation Paralegal to work in our New York office. The selected individual will handle large caseloads, prepare drafts of legal and other documents and correspondence for attorney review; compile, analyze and summarize information and coordinate efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, other parties and outside vendors. This is a hybrid position and offers a work schedule of 3 days a week in the office.
The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented, have superior communication, organizational, computer and client service skills and be able to multi-task. Must be proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe and other data entry applications and programs. Must also work well under pressure. The ability to work beyond standard work hours is required to perform the essential functions of this position.
A bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate and 1 to 2 years of law firm experience preferred. Experience in foreclosure or consumer finance cases a plus. Must have knowledge of state and federal court rules, procedures and filing requirements and assist with the formatting and filing of electronic court submissions in all State and Federal Courts.
Ballard Spahr offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, fertility benefits, travel and lodging expenses, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; paid parental leave, firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program. Time worked in excess of 40 hours per week will be paid at time and one-half of the hourly rate. The salary range for this position is from $70,000 - $75,000 depending upon experience.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.
The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
For immediate consideration, please visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.