Paralegal - Political Law - Litigation - posted 2/4/19

Paralegal - Political Law - Litigation - posted 2/4/19

Company Name: 
Perkins Coie LLP
Location
Washington
DC
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

The Perkins Coie office of Washington D.C. is seeking a talented Litigation Paralegal to support our busy Political Law practice group.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist political law attorneys with all phases of document/information management, while observing confidentiality of client matters.
  • Act as depository for practice group research; gather, compile, organize materials as needed.
  • Track relevant legislative and regulatory developments, inform associated attorneys and summarize and distribute relevant materials.
  • Attend FEC public meetings and other relevant hearings.
  • Conduct factual research and analysis; summarize articles, reports.
  • Prepare corporate filings for non-profit clients.
  • Prepare material for photocopying and/or for in-house and outside distribution.
  • Draft and revise legal documents and correspondence, as directed.
  • Coordinate service of process and/or filings with public entities.
  • Obtain factual information from clients and third parties, including governmental agencies.
  • Maintain departmental form files and systems.
  • Perform computer database input and retrieval.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
Specific Skills Required: Experience using Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis and other legal search engines. Interest or background in politics is an asset, as is a general knowledge and understanding of the federal election process. Fluency in standard MS Office applications, strong organization and prioritization skills, and the ability to manage time sensitive matters with professionalism and tact. Superb customer service skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Bluebooking ability helpful. Education & Experience: Requires bachelor's degree and a minimum of one years of paralegal assistant or legal clerk experience, or equivalent. Paralegal certificate preferred.
Application Process: 
https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/paralegal-job-s20181203-washington-dc.html
Selection Criteria: 
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