Ref No.: 18-03053
Location: Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/30/2018 to 04/28/2019
• Plan and prioritize work to meet litigation team needs • Provide follow-up reminders to keep departmental reports and projects on track • Respond professionally to constantly changing time and project demands from multiple sources • Prepare correspondence and confidential reports • Organize and maintain confidential files and records • Research a variety of subjects, utilizing appropriate search mechanisms, such as the Internet and legal government databases (i.e. Pacer), and provide concise summary of results • Other administrative duties as assigned

This Temporary Litigation Paralegal position (the “Paralegal”) will encompass many traditional litigation paralegal duties, but will also require the utilization of various electronic data management tools to efficiently and effectively handle a large caseload. The individual will assist in the following areas: reviewing and responding to discovery requests, locating internal information and documents, and coordinating with outside and in-house counsel. The Paralegal will need to quickly learn, and accurately navigate, the document hold process, the department legal risk database, expense tracking and invoice processing/coding. The Paralegal should demonstrate diplomacy and judgment managing high-level litigation matters and exposure to sensitive information. Other responsibilities include arranging meeting and appointment schedules; facilitating and coordinating department work and information flow using knowledge of the organization and its processes; creating records and maintaining them in accordance with the departmental records management system; archiving of documents; and managing multiple priorities that require regular use of ingenuity and creativity. Minimum Qualifications: • A Paralegal Certificate or significant hands on work experience as a paralegal • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a paralegal in a litigation support function, utilizing advanced computer, information management, and facilitation skills in a corporate or law firm environment • Demonstrated ability at the proficient user level in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • A strong desire to learn and a history of taking ownership of work assignments • Strong writing, editing and proof-reading skills • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information • Ability to initiate and maintain relationships while collecting data and to solve problems on a team basis • Knowledge of department and processes sufficient to allow for problem resolution or re-routing to source which can handle issue to conclusion.