Litigation Paralegal for Civil Defense Firm


Litigation Paralegal

Birmingham, Alabama

Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart has an immediate opening for an experienced litigation paralegal to join our civil defense firm. At least three years of prior paralegal experience in product liability and/or insurance defense is preferred. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, punctual and detail-oriented, and will have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (verbal and written).

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the litigation strategy and workup of assigned cases, including proposing next investigative steps
  • Prepare discovery requests and discovery responses
  • Analyze discovery responses and document production from other parties
  • Assist with trial/arbitration/mediation preparation and attend/assist attorneys at trial
  • Organize trial exhibits and summarize deposition transcripts
  • Gather and analyze research data (e.g., statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes)
  • Research and prepare non-party subpoenas

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work autonomously/with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player mentality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Prior experience with Trial Director preferred
  • Prior experience with Worldox preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certification preferred

Competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability and 401(k). Salary commensurate with experience.

If interested, please email resume to alaw@huielaw.com. No phone calls, please.

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