Stearns Weaver Miller, a full-service commercial law firm serving clients throughout Florida; is seeking a full-time Commercial Litigation Paralegal to work in our Downtown Tallahassee office assisting attorneys in all phases of litigation and some transactional work.
Draft and prepare pleadings, such as answering complaints and motions
Draft discovery requests such as subpoenas, interrogatories, document requests, etc.
Review production for key documents, privilege materials, and responsiveness
Legal research and writing
Create chronologies and/or timelines of key events
Create deposition summaries
Research publicly filed documents regarding parties involved in the litigation
Perform asset searches, internet searches to locate witnesses or relevant information
Working with Trademark database
Assist with case development and fact gathering
Prepare materials for attorneys’ use at hearings
Assist in preparing witnesses
Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate
Preferred candidates will have 8 to 10 years of experience in litigation
Proficient in current versions of Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and document management systems
E-discovery experience with litigation support software (e.g., Relativity), a plus
Trademark experience, a plus
Quick comprehension and execution skills and ability to deliver quality work on time and under pressure
Excellent editing skills, attention to detail, conscientiousness, versatility, professionalism, reliability, and an ability to work well on a team and with personnel at all levels
Strong organizational and communications skills (verbal and written).
Stearns Weaver Miller is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, familial status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, or any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.
About Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson is a full service law firm with offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Tallahassee, and Coral Gables, Florida. We offer multidisciplinary solutions with a focus on Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Corporate & Securities, Government & Administrative, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Commercial Finance and Loan Restructuring & Workouts, Land Development, Zoning & Environmental, Marital & Family Law and Tax.