Long Beach CA

Litigation Paralegal

CM Legal

Litigation Paralegal
Mid-sized education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks a litigation paralegal to support multiple attorneys.  Our client is seeking a candidate with at least five years of litigation experience.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare motions, pleadings, subpoenas, and discovery-related materials
  • Manage, upload, and retrieve information from administrative and trial courts
  • Conduct cite checking and review motions and pleadings for accuracy
  • Manage and organize large volumes of documents including hard copy and electronic files
  • Utilize various software systems for document tracking and review
  • Perform legal research and fact gathering, applying knowledge of Westlaw and other resources
  • Consolidate analysis into easy-to-understand documents and presentations
  • Prepare and process court and administrative filings
  • Stay current with court dockets and calendared litigation, and other administrative agency hearing dates
  • Provide recommendations to attorneys and staff on complex procedural issues

Qualifications include:

  • Detail-oriented, proactive, and organized with strong knowledge of litigation procedures
  • Able to work under pressure while managing multiple deadlines/priorities with excellent follow through
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining a high quality work product within required time constraints
  • Accuracy, speed, and professionalism a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint) and experience working with a document management system
  • Experience using eDiscovery software for document review and production
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Prior experience as a paralegal in education law setting strongly preferred
  • Flexibility with work schedule to meet position needs
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed
  • Paralegal Certificate or equivalent is required

The expected salary range for this position is between $70,000 and $100,000. The actual base salary offered will depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.



  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

Every connection begins with a conversation. Begin the legal recruitment process now.