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Litigation Paralegal - (REMOTE) Legal Remote, 7 Locations Req ID: 1383 · Full-Time Litigation Paralegal - (REMOTE)

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Legal
Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Description

Position at eXp Realty®

We are one of the first all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members utilizing our virtual office called eXp world. This role is work from anywhere in the US.
Who is eXp?
Doing the audacious is part of eXp Realty’s DNA. We are a company that rewards creative minds who can offer bold solutions, where opinions matter, anything is possible and the outcome can be revolutionary. As a global full-service real estate brokerage utilizing a 3-D, fully immersive, cloud office environment, offering 24/7 access to collaborative tools & training, eXp has broken the traditional mold of real estate. We are doing big things.
Come join us at eXp Realty - a 7x Glassdoor Best Places to Work organization!
What you will do:
The Legal team at eXp Realty is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal who will provide support to the team all while working remotely. A successful candidate will be self-motivated, quick-thinking, flexible, collaborative and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. The Litigation Paralegal principally works in tandem with a litigation attorney, but may support any member of the litigation team as needed, participating in all phases of the litigation process, maintaining organized indexed files, conducting document searches and research. This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is able to exercise good judgment, who takes significant initiative, and possesses the ability to handle an array of confidential matters. This position will work closely with our Legal team and other internal business partners across the eXp Realty workplace.
How you will make an impact:
  • Assisting with management of the day-to-day litigation caseload, including managing the retention of outside counsel, legal discovery, data collection, response deadlines, and doing so with multiple parties across multiple time zones;
  • Manage and execute timely delivery of assigned legal tasks or services;
  • Take legal briefs and notes; prepare correspondence, reports and datasheets;
  • Process and manage the litigation workflow and juggle priorities efficiently;
  • Setting up and inputting new electronic files in compliance with the current department policies utilizing the company’s various systems and electronic document software system;
  • Report claims to insurance company and all relevant coverage details;
    Assists in gathering information to respond to demand letters, lawsuits, and discovery requests;
  • Assists in review of invoices from outside counsel and vendors;
  • Responsible for preparing, reviewing, editing and proofreading legal documents, including composing responses to discovery for litigation under attorney direction by gathering case evidence and documentation by searching various internal databases and systems;
  • Enhances attorney's effectiveness by monitoring case progress; alerting attorney of issues requiring his/her attention; maintaining contact with business units, claims managers, adjusters, and opposing counsel; contributing information to the team case review; completing special projects; providing secretarial support;
  • Assists with maintenance and verification of legal spend tracking and reporting;
  • Will have a high degree of responsibility for case and claims management and assisting with the implementation of any new processes concerning the same;
  • Keeps business partners informed by maintaining contact; communicating matter progress;
  • Fostering professional, cooperative and supportive relationships with peers, superiors and clients;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications;
  • Accomplishes company and department mission(s) by assisting in achieving related results as needed; completes other paralegal and administrative tasks delegated by lawyers and paralegals;
  • E-Discovery: Oversee the collection, processing, review, and production of electronically stored information (ESI)
  • Utilize e-Discovery tools and software to manage large volumes of data
  • Collaborate with IT professionals to ensure proper data preservation and collection
  • Assist in developing and implementing e-Discovery strategies and best practices
  • Other Accountabilities as Assigned

How you will grab our attention:
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent paralegal studies certification preferred. Work experience may be accepted in lieu of formal education requirements.
  • 3+ years law firm or in-house legal department experience, providing support to a team (rather than an individual), experience in a business and legal affairs setting a plus.
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent paralegal studies certification preferred. Work experience may be accepted in lieu of formal education requirements.
  • Must have a knowledge of various law practices, legal processes and terms, as some of the responsibilities include discovery preparation and other legal documentation;
  • Ability to work independently and remotely, as well as to function as part of an effective team is required;
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills; strong writing skills;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments simultaneously;
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of company personnel and a variety of external parties;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to maintain confidential information;
  • This role is technology-intensive. Must possess the ability to work with spreadsheet and accounting programs, internet-based filing and docket systems, computerized legal research databases and word processing applications, and be adaptable to learning new software.

What eXp provides:
  • Fully remote environment
  • Paid time off
  • 401k with 4% match (immediate vesting)
  • Robust Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits
  • Company provided equipment
  • Monthly Technology Stipend
  • FSA & HSA with employer contributions
  • Stock option grant
  • Health & Wellness incentives
  • 100% Paid Parental Leave

eXp Realty and its affiliated companies are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability or any other characteristic protected by law.