Assistant Litigation Paralegal in San Francisco, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  848821

Apex Systems has an opportunity available as an Assistant Litigation Paralegal with one of our large Tech Clients! 

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Through 2018

Pay: Competitive 

If you are interested, please send your resume to Katy Williams-



  • Establish and maintain confidential files and record keeping systems; process documents; maintain and update legal library and other manuals and resource materials; maintain and update litigation files.
  • Manage day-to-day calendaring/docketing of case deadlines, including revising as updated throughout life of the matter.
  • File documents in state and federal courts across the United States.
  • Finalize briefs and discovery responses/requests for filing and/or service; run final tables of contents and authorities and proofread for grammatical/typographical errors.
  • Oversee maintenance of all electronic and hard copy pleadings and correspondence, including circulating case materials to appropriate team member(s).
  • Manage service of process intake, including reviewing materials from registered agent and circulating to appropriate points of contact.
  • Draft routine correspondence, run redlines comparing document versions, and assist in special projects, including fact investigations and document collection.
  • Prepare shell documents for pleadings and discovery responses to be drafted by attorneys and assist paralegals in organizing work product library.
  • Coordinate document collections and prepare witness kits, subpoenas, orders, exhibits, and other materials.


Experience Required/ Preferred:

  • Experience with litigation in both state and federal courts, including solid understanding of court rules, calendaring requirements, and both federal and state e-filing procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Box, and Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
  • Adept at creating and executing searches across vast repositories of data; you’ve got a strong understanding of how database searches work and are agile enough to put that to use on unfamiliar systems and platforms
  • Highly motivated, efficient, organized, and laser-focused on the details; able to juggle multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team to stay in sync and working independently to get the job done
  • Calm in deadline-driven and high-pressure situations; self-reliant and able to prioritize workload
  • Strong written/verbal communication; outstanding grammar, proofreading, English composition, spelling, and editing skills
  • Obsession with details. The Devil's in them, after all. You are slightly obsessive-compulsive about grinding away on, and solving problems.
  • Self-Motivation. You have hustle, superior organizational skills, integrity and great follow through on tasks. You don’t get easily overwhelmed.
  • A creative, entrepreneurial, and hard-working team player willing to pitch in on all projects -- no matter how small or big