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Atlanta Office Openings:

Paralegal - Business LItigation and Bankruptcy - Atlanta

Position Summary: Chamberlain Hrdlicka is seeking a Paralegal for a very busy litigation group in our Atlanta office. The successful candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented team player, and will work closely with all members of the department.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft motions, petitions, discovery, and other legal documents
  • Proofread and format documents to meet court requirements, and verify that all documents are complete prior to submission
  • Prepare and submit court filings (both electronic and paper filings as necessary) in state and federal court
  • Coordinate and maintain large volumes of paper and electronic documents in an orderly manner
  • Calendar docket deadlines and work with attorneys to ensure timely responses to each
  • Document productions and document review
  • Digest depositions into deposition summaries
  • Prepare and organize exhibits for hearings and trials
  • Preparations for client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trial
  • Cite checking of briefs regarding fact and legal citations
  • Professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and firm personnel
  • Follow Firm protocols regarding filing and scanning

Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years of litigation experience
  • High level of proficiency with technology, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat; experience with iManage preferred
  • Experience with PACER, Odyssey eFileGA, PeachCourt, and other federal and state electronic filing systems
  • Experience and ability to work with time-sensitive and overlapping deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize numerous ongoing projects in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Dependable team player; ability to work productively with personnel at all levels and with minimal supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to bonnie.lewis@chamberlainlaw.com .

Paralegal - Tax - Atlanta

Position Summary: Chamberlain Hrdlicka is seeking a Paralegal for a very busy Tax group in our Atlanta office. The successful candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented team player, and will work closely with all members of the department, as well as with other staff members in the Tax section.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft motions, petitions, and other legal documents
  • Proofread and format documents to meet court requirements, and verify that all documents are complete prior to submission
  • Prepare and submit court filings
  • Coordinate and maintain large volumes of paper and electronic documents in an orderly manner
  • Calendar docket deadlines and work with attorneys to ensure timely responses to each
  • Document productions
  • Preparations for client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trial
  • Cite checking of briefs regarding fact and legal citations
  • Professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and firm personnel
  • Follow Firm protocols regarding filing and scanning

Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years of litigation experience
  • High level of proficiency with technology, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proficiency using Dropbox, adhering to department’s established technical procedures for use and dissemination of correspondence and material
  • Experience and ability to work with time-sensitive and overlapping deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize numerous ongoing projects in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Dependable team player; ability to work productively with personnel at all levels and with minimal supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to bonnie.lewis@chamberlainlaw.com .

Legal Administrative Assistant - Construction and General Litigation - Atlanta

Position Summary: Seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant for a very busy litigation group in our Atlanta office. The position requires working collaboratively with others in a team-oriented environment. This position supports a group of attorneys as a primary assignment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and organize physical and electronic files. Follow the standard naming and profiling conventions when scanning, emailing, and saving documents to the document management system.
  • Generate standard pleading forms, correspondence, memoranda and other documents.
  • Enter, review, and revise timekeeper timesheets including follow up with assigned attorneys to ensure prompt and accurate entry of time.
  • Prepare client expense and attorney reimbursement requests and manage expense reports.
  • Review client billing memos and send final bills.
  • Coordinate and make necessary arrangements for meetings (i.e., depositions, mediations, interviews, and vendor and facility reservations).
  • Maintain attorney specific case lists, contact lists, charts, and status of cases and outcomes.
  • Consistently and professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, vendors, and firm personnel.
  • Routinely review and follow up on client deadlines and calendar appointments in accordance with the established calendar system.
  • Consistently complete assigned tasks when expected. Juggle multiple assignments and/or deadlines while maintaining a professional demeanor and timely seek assistance when needed.
  • Maintain a high level of awareness and protection of confidential information.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of litigation experience in a law firm environment
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Adobe programs
  • Experience with time entry and billing software and a document management system (iManage preferred)
  • Experience with e-filing in both federal and state court
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to handle pressure of multiple projects and manage time sensitive deadlines
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills

Qualified candidates are invited to send their resume to bonnie.lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.