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Work at Sacramento's preeminent full-service law firm, Downey Brand LLP.  We offer a congenial work environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Please direct all staff applications to Cindy Snook, Human Resources Director. Links to web applications for each position are provided within each job posting below.  Applications submitted without all of the required documentation will not be considered.

The firm is always interested in hearing from qualified applicants with substantial law firm experience. To submit your application for consideration in the absence of a posting below suited to your qualifications, please click here: General Staff Application

Litigation Paralegal (Sacramento)
Date Posted: 3/16/17

The firm seeks a Litigation Paralegal for its Sacramento office to work with various departments within the firm. This position requires a paralegal certificate and a minimum of 5 years' experience with litigation procedures in a law firm setting. The person hired for this position will be expected to: perform research; manage documents in large, complex actions; assist firm attorneys with preparation and responding to discovery and motions; have significant involvement in discovery and preparing electronic administrative records; trial preparation; handle regulatory submittals; interact with co-counsel, opposing counsel, investigators, and various vendors; and other tasks as assigned by supervising attorneys.

Strong research skills are essential; experience with managing data in a database program such as Concordance, Summation, Relativity or Eclipse; skilled Adobe PDF Pro or similar PDF program; and proficiency in MS Office applications are required. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. A solid work ethic, impeccable attendance and punctuality, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are critical. A positive attitude, the ability to set priorities and to work under pressure, and the ability to establish a good rapport with firm attorneys and clients are vital.

Candidates not possessing a paralegal certificate or the required minimum experience, including experience with the programs referenced in this posting, will not be considered.

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Cindy Snook, Director of Human Resources. No phone calls please. Downey Brand LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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