Litigation Paralegal

Birmingham, Alabama

Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart has an immediate opening for an experienced litigation paralegal to join our civil defense firm. At least three years of prior paralegal experience in product liability and/or insurance defense is preferred. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, punctual and detail-oriented, and will have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (verbal and written).

Responsibilities:

• Participate in the litigation strategy and workup of assigned cases, including proposing next investigative steps

• Prepare discovery requests and discovery responses

• Analyze discovery responses and document production from other parties

• Assist with trial/arbitration/mediation preparation and attend/assist attorneys at trial

• Organize trial exhibits and summarize deposition transcripts

• Gather and analyze research data (e.g., statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes)

• Research and prepare non-party subpoenas

Desired Skills & Experience:

• Ability to organize and prioritize work autonomously/with minimal supervision

• Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

• Excellent interpersonal skills and team player mentality

• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

• Prior experience with Trial Director preferred

• Prior experience with Worldox preferred

• Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certification preferred

Competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability and 401(k). Salary commensurate with experience.

If interested, please email resume to alaw@huielaw.com. No phone calls, please.