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Paralegal

Company: Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Plaintiffs' Class Action Firm Class Action Team Paralegal Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP is a national class-action and complex litigation law firm that takes on the world's largest corporations and entities, fighting for the rights of consumers, investors, whistleblowers, employees, institutions and others. In the firm's 27 years of practice, Hagens Berman has earned a reputation as one of the most feared plaintiffs firms in the nation, willing to go above and beyond in the fight for our clients' rights. Our determination and expert skill are second to none in the plaintiffs' bar, and our opponents know our name well. Founded in 1993, we have grown to more than 80 attorneys, 17 practice areas and nine offices nationwide and have recovered more than $260 billion for plaintiffs. The firm's tenacious spirit has earned it prestigious awards. Hagens Berman has repeatedly been named one of the top 10 plaintiffs' firms in the country. Read more about our cases, history, success record, and awards. Follow the firm's progress on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro is seeking a Paralegal to join the Class Action Team out of our Berkeley office. Requirements and Qualifications: -- Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate. 5+ years' experience as a paralegal preferred.-- Strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (including Word, Outlook and Excel), Salesforce, DocuSign and leading social media sites.-- Excellent marketing, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.-- Passion for securities litigation.-- Knowledge of the rules regulating paralegals/legal assistants.-- Knowledge of Federal ECF efiling systems, and the ability to learn efiling systems in other jurisdictions.-- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.-- Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize workload, and adapt to changing priorities.-- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.-- Ability to perform under tight deadlines and maintain patience in high pressure situations.-- Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity. Core Responsibilities: -- Draft and issue press releases through major Public Relations and news distributors.-- Design digital communications (case website information, electronic contact forms, social media alerts, etc.) to clients or potential clients.-- Prepare retainer agreements and other legal documents, format and proof.-- Respond to client email and phone inquiries promptly, determine purpose of the communication and alert appropriate attorney. Ensure detailed messages are taken and delivered in a timely manner. Screen phone calls and maintain contact information.-- Assist with maintaining, updating and tracking the Class Action Team's Customer relationship management (CRM) databases. -- Contribute to new marketing initiatives and client relations projects, including new social media ventures and responding to client requests for quotations/requests for proposals.-- Help finalize legal briefs, cite-check, apply Blue Book rules, format and proof.-- Perform administrative functions such as assist in maintaining a paperless office by scanning and filing documents in document management system; perform word processing functions, perform filing, efiling, service and mailing of pleadings, documents, correspondence and courtesy copies, calendar deadlines.-- Prepare materials for oral arguments.-- Manage the calendar and travel arrangements for the Class Action Team. Please send resume and cover letter and include "Class Action Team Paralegal" in the subject line.

Keywords: Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Berkeley , Paralegal, Legal , Berkeley, California

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