Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with 15 offices across the country has an excellent opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented Litigation Paralegal to work in our Baltimore office. The selected individual will handle investigative research, document management (physical and electronic), document analysis, trial preparation, cite and fact checking of documents, asset tracking and management, working with various business industries and individuals, along with a variety of other paralegal level tasks. Litigation support software such as Relativity, LiveNote, and TimeMap will be utilized to search for data and organize information for lawyers. This position is hybrid and offers a work schedule of 3 days a week in the office.
The ideal candidate will possess a mastery of technical and administrative skills, assume responsibility with minimal supervision and exercise initiative and judgment to make decisions within the scope of their assigned authority. Superior communication, excellent problem solving skills, exceptional client service skills and the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure are necessary to be successful in this position.
A bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved institution and 1-3 years of paralegal experience required. Significant work experience will be considered in place of degree. Previous experience working in a law firm or legal environment desired. Must be proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe and other data entry applications and programs. Knowledge of electronic discovery is highly desirable. The ability to work beyond standard hours, travel to client and/or trial sites as needed and lift boxes is required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.
The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit our career page https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.