Fire Damages Paralegal
Singleton Schreiber, LLP is seeking an experienced, motivated, detail-oriented paralegal to join our Fire Damages team. This position is fast-paced and supports a team of attorneys doing regular litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. It will involve collaboration and training of other paralegals and assistants.
Position Open Until Filled
Job duties will include:
- Ultimate responsibility for case management across each of the firm’s fire damages cases;
- Oversight of team of case assistants;
- Assisting with hiring, training and reviews of team members;
- Communicating regularly with clients;
- Reviewing and organizing client documents;
- Uploading and updating client information into a case management database;
- Drafting legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings, including discovery responses and mediation demands;
- Staying abreast of rules of civil procedure in both state and federal courts, including ECF filing/Pacer and arranging for service of pleadings;
- Identifying, tracking, and managing case-related deadlines in an electronic calendaring system.
Candidates must possess a paralegal certificate or meet the Bus. & Prof. Code § 6450 requirements. Five or more years of paralegal experience and previous management experience preferred. A successful candidate will be detail oriented and organized, be a team player, be reliable, and capable of multitasking and managing several time-critical projects under tight deadlines. This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with case management software programs is a plus. This position is located in the San Diego office, though work- from-home is an option during the pandemic.
Salary and Benefits
Singleton Schreiber, LLP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans, childcare assistance, a transportation reimbursement program, paid parental leave, and a 401k.
Singleton Schreiber, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. Selection of candidates will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and religious grooming), sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity (including transgender identity and transitioning), gender expression and sex stereotyping, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information (including genetic information), family care or medical leave status, military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, enrollment in a public assistance program, engaging in protected communications regarding employee wages, requesting a reasonable accommodation on the basis of disability or bona fide religious belief or practice, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws.