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Personal Injury Paralegal

Torrance, CA
Job description
Fast paced and rapidly growing trial and litigation law firm seeks paralegal with at least two years personal injury litigation experience to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, proactive, detail-oriented, extremely organized, and able to work in an environment while managing multiple cases at a time. Bilingual in English/Spanish (preferred) and a paralegal certificate is desired; however, we are open to candidates that have sufficient experience absent a paralegal certificate. This is not a remote position. Duties: • Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation, including discovery, trial preparation, and post-trial activities • Organize and maintain case files, including filing documents • Conduct legal research and gather relevant information for cases • Prepare and draft legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, and subpoenas • Coordinate with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel to schedule meetings, depositions, and court appearances • Noticing and objecting to depositions • Calendaring depositions, hearing dates and all deadlines (pleadings, motions, discovery, etc.) • Scheduling court reporters, and requesting transcripts • Review and proofread legal documents for accuracy and completeness • Use case management software to keep cases organized and updated. Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate preferred - Strong organizational skills with attention to detail - Proficient in data entry and document management systems - Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills - Ability to proofread legal documents for accuracy and completeness - Familiarity with legal terminology and procedures - Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively - Experience with file management This position offers a competitive salary based on experience. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. If you are a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills and a passion for the legal field, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter outlining your qualifications for this position. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year Benefits: • 401(k) • Health insurance • Paid time off Schedule: • 8 hour shift • Monday to Friday Travel requirement: • No travel Ability to commute/relocate: • Torrance, CA 90501: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience: • Paralegal: 2 years (Required) • Personal injury law: 1 year (Required) Work Location: In person

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