A small premiere law firm in Manchester is a seeking an experienced litigation paralegal to immediately join their faced paced and dynamic Family Law team. You will play a key role in providing organizational and substantive support the attorneys. You will work closely with everyone in the office and be able to have an immediate impact. Excellent verbal and communication skills are a must and the position requires an individual who is comfortable interacting with clients who are dealing with sensitive emotional issues. Under the direction of the attorneys, you will conduct legal research, draft motions and participate in all aspects of trial preparation. You will also be required to proofread and compose cover letters. Casework can involve matters in excess of $5 million in assets. The firm offers good salary and benefits and a very fun and friendly atmosphere in which to work. The position is a full time position but the hours can be somewhat flexible based on your availability.
Qualifications: ? 4+ years experience ? The ability to jump on the phone when necessary ? The ability to work with team members at all levels, sometimes under pressure, while remaining proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality ? The ability to be a good team player and help achieve team goals ? Good communication skills ? Ability to work independently ? Strong decision-making abilities and attention to detail ? Some familiarity with time keeping system (Abacus or Amicus preferred).
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