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Company: McGuireWoods
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The firm's Appeals and Issues group needs an entry level paralegal to join its team in Raleigh, NC. The paralegal will assist attorneys throughout the appellate process, primarily in the United States Supreme Court and the federal circuit courts of appeal, but also in state appellate courts. The paralegal will be heavily involved in the briefing process and will develop an expertise in rules of appellate procedure.
McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com. California residents have special rights with respect to personal information. If you are a California resident applying for a position at McGuireWoods, our statement describes your rights and personal information the firm collects.

  • Assist attorneys with drafting and cite-checking legal documents to include pleadings, briefs, appendices, and motions

  • Manage case files on paper and online

  • E-file and hand-file all types of documents in federal and state court

  • Call court clerks and other paralegals to gather information

  • Conduct research to assist attorneys and librarians with case-related information

  • Coordinate with the Docket Department to assist with case intake and calendaring of deadlines

  • Maintain and update trackers for cases on appeal

  • Prepare for and attend appellate oral arguments

  • Bachelor's degree required (anticipated spring 2023 graduates welcome to apply)

  • Strong academic performance in school

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Familiarity with office environments

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat

  • Interest in exploring the possibility of attending law school in the future is a plus

    Have more questions? Connect with a recruiter directly.
    External Company URL: http://www.mcguirewoods.com/

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