Bloomington, MN Opportunities

Litigation Paralegal

Smith Jadin Johnson is a growing boutique law firm and is seeking a full-time experienced Litigation Paralegal at our Bloomington, MN office. This position will support 1-2 attorneys in our first-party insurance claims and coverage, construction litigation, and community association law practice areas.

The successful candidate must have at least 2 years of experience as a litigation paralegal and have the ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a deadline-oriented litigation environment. You must also demonstrate the ability to work independently, support, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgement.

The preferred candidate will have significant experience in the following:

  • Assisting attorneys with client intake and initial case evaluation;
  • Organizing and maintaining litigation files;
  • Calendaring and monitoring relevant deadlines;
  • Drafting and proofing pleadings;
  • Drafting discovery requests and responses;
  • Reviewing and summarizing documents and other discovery materials;
  • Working with retained experts;
  • Preparing attorneys and clients for depositions; and
  • Assisting attorneys with trial preparation.

We expect all candidates to have the customary qualifications, including:

  • A paralegal degree or certificate from an accredited institution;
  • Excellent attention to detail, proofreading skills, and grammar;
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office software suite and .pdf creation and editing software;
  • Experience e-filing materials with the Minnesota state and federal courts; and
  • A demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team.

If you're looking for the opportunity to utilize your paralegal experience in a friendly, collaborative work environment, we want to hear from you!

Denver, CO Opportunities

Litigation Paralegal

Smith Jadin Johnson is a growing boutique law firm and is seeking a full-time experienced Litigation Paralegal for our downtown Denver office. This position will support 2-3 attorneys in our first-party insurance claims and coverage, construction litigation, and community association law practice areas.

The successful candidate must have at least 3 years of experience as a litigation paralegal and the ability to work with minimal supervision on all aspects of civil litigation matters. The preferred candidate will have significant experience in the following:

  • Assisting attorneys with client intake and initial case evaluation;
  • Organizing and maintaining litigation files;
  • Calendaring and monitoring relevant deadlines;
  • Drafting and proofing pleadings;
  • Drafting discovery requests and responses;
  • Reviewing and summarizing documents and other discovery materials;
  • Working with retained experts;
  • Preparing attorneys and clients for depositions; and
  • Assisting attorneys with trial preparation.

We expect all candidates to have the customary qualifications, including:

  • A paralegal degree or certificate from an accredited institution;
  • Excellent attention to detail, proofreading skills, and grammar;
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office software suite and .pdf creation and editing software;
  • Experience e-filing materials with the Colorado state and federal courts; and
  • A demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team.

If you're looking for the opportunity to utilize your paralegal experience in a friendly, collaborative work environment, we want to hear from you!

Please send resume to [email protected]