Staff - Paralegal (Litigation) - Miami

Shutts & Bowen, a full-service law firm serving clients locally, nationally, and internationally, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare deposition, trial and record subpoenas according to state and federal regulations; coordinate production of third-party records and summarize records.
  • Analyze, review and organize documents and data from materials produced by clients and during discovery; and prepare/coordinate document production.
  • Prepare notebooks, binders, etc. as needed.
  • Assist with drafting and preparation of pleadings, motions, submissions and discovery requests and responses in federal and state court matters, including arbitration/mediation proceedings.
  • Conduct research and background checks utilizing Lexis, Pacer, Accurint, Secretary of State and social media.
  • Maintain litigation calendar for the assigned attorneys and keep attorneys and staff aware of deadlines, conferences, etc.
  • Ability to work extra hours, as needed.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • Florida Bar Paralegal Certificate or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience as a Litigation Paralegal.
  • Knowledge of Federal and Florida Courts.
  • Experience in document management system.
  • Experience with eDiscovery and document review platforms.
  • Proficiency in Windows environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Reliability, teamwork, professionalism, ability to multi-task and attention to detail are essential.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Ability to work extra hours, as needed. 

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Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with approximately 300 lawyers located in eight offices across Florida.

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