Litigation Paralegal

Bulkley Richardson is seeking a Litigation paralegal for its Springfield office.  Full‑time hours from 8:30 to 5:30, OT required at times for this non-exempt position.  Must be MS Office, Westlaw and Lexis proficient.  Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.  Multitasking and teamwork are necessary.  Enter time daily, to meet firm’s minimum requirement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with attorneys on a daily basis
  • Request, organize and summarize medical records and bills
  • Communicate with insurance carriers and opposing counsel
  • Prepare medical chronologies and medical expense itemizations
  • Assist in obtaining, monitoring and managing discovery
  • Prepare and compile discovery responses
  • Schedule keeper of records depositions
  • Assist in preparing legal documents including pleadings, motions, affidavits, complaints and legal memoranda
  • Locate and schedule witnesses
  • Prepare and organize trial exhibits, prepare trial binders
  • Prepare records for review by experts
  • Trial preparation including draft of exhibit lists
  • Assist with hearings, assist in courtroom during trial
  • Assist with mediation, settlement and arbitration
  • Prepare settlement agreements
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with state, local and federal regulations
  • Maintain and manage databases
  • Issue subpoenas
  • Providing general administrative support

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years’ experience in supporting attorneys whose practice focuses on litigation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, staff and team members regarding commitments, deadlines, challenges, requests, etc.
  • Ability to deliver a high standard of client service in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Full benefits including insurances, 401(k) plan and free parking.