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Paralegal - Litigation

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Job Description

Ballard Spahr has an excellent opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented Litigation Paralegal to work in the Salt Lake City office.  The selected individual will handle investigative research, document management (physical and electronic), document analysis, trial preparation, cite and fact checking of documents and a variety of other paralegal level tasks.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate will be very detail oriented, have superior communication, organizational, computer and client service skills and be able to multitask.  Excellent problem solving skills and ability to take initiative are a must.  Must be proficient in Word, Outlook and Excel and other data entry applications and programs.  Proficiency in Relativity and knowledge of electronic discovery is essential.  Must also work well under pressure.  The ability to work beyond standard work hours is required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Experience

A bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate and previous law firm experience is required.  A minimum of 2-3 years of law firm experience in litigation required.  Must have knowledge of state and federal court rules, procedures and filing requirements and assist with the formatting and filing of electronic court submissions in all State and Federal Courts in Utah. 

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.

Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Job Location

1 Utah Center, 201 South Main Street, Suite 800, Salt Lake City, UT

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