1+ months

Paralegal, Supreme Court and Appellate

Wheeling, WV 26003
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Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Supreme Court and Appellate Paralegal. This position will be located in either the Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV, the Seattle or the Sacramento office.

Our GOC is within commuting distance of the greater Pittsburgh area and Ohio Valley, including: Pittsburgh, Carnegie, Moon, Robinson, Cranberry, Green Tree, Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park, Southpointe, Bridgeville, McKees Rocks, Upper St. Clair, McMurray, Canonsburg and Washington; St. Clairsville, New Martinsville, Cambridge and the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.

Are you a self-starter and have a high level of initiative and drive? Do you enjoy working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams? Are you looking for a position where you can gain two years of legal experience prior to attending law school? This may be the opportunity for you.

What Will You Do? As a Paralegal, and under the direct supervision of attorneys, you will support the delivery of quality legal services by performing tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and interpersonal skills and exceptional computer proficiency. You will perform a wide array of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Assist with reviewing/revising/finalizing/filing of appellate court briefs, motions, and other legal documents
  • Cite-check, blue-book, and fact-check legal cites in briefs, motions, and other legal documents

  • Research records on appeal and insert/check record/appendix cites in briefs, motions, and other legal documents

  • Ensure that all briefs, motions, and other legal documents are correctly formatted and follow the Groups style guide

  • Compile and organize exhibits as necessary.
  • Organize and compile relevant materials for record extracts/appendices, and confirm compliance with appellate court rules

  • Monitor case docket information and appeal status

  • Review, analyze and summarize various documents

  • Interact with vendors (printers) on a regular basis

  • Frequently communicate with attorneys and clients regarding deadlines as well as factual and organizational matters

  • Assist attorneys with preparation for oral argument.

Job Requirements:
  • A bachelors degree is required, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable but not required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Familiarity with California Style Manual as well as BlueBook

  • Experience with e-filing in Pacer and in Truefiling (California system) is preferred

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and attention-to-detail skills

  • Ability to work effectively, proactively, and have flexibility for OT as needed

  • Exceptional time management skills, ability to coordinate multiple tasks, and work well under pressure in a dynamic environment

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of related experience

  • The expected work schedule in Wheeling is: 11am-8pm or 12pm-9pm

California Requirements: In the California offices, paralegals must meet the qualifications, including compliance with the continuing education requirements, as set forth in the California Business and Professions Code, Section 6450 et seq.

Who is Orrick? As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession. For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list. We provide excellent service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most hardworking individuals at every level. We champion a culture that is committed to excellence, but is also fun, inclusive and real. Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company.

Our GOC in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 team members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including lots of extra perks, paid time to participate in community service activities and the day off for your birthday.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm

To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff & Paralegal Job Opportunity listings at www.orrick.com/careers/.

No phone calls please.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Posted: 2019-07-02 Expires: 2019-10-05

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