DLA Piper Paralegal - Litigation in Austin, Texas

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Litigation Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related duties, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Austin office.

Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally and globally.

The paralegal team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate

  • 3 years' experience as a litigation paralegal in a legal department or law firm

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Experience with litigation technology, including eDiscovery, and eRooms

  • Good experience with legal software such as Relativity

  • Strong oral and written communication

Preferred requirements:

  • Good experience with Cite-Checking and Blue Booking

What will your day look like?

Your responsibilities will include assisting attorneys with preparing necessary documents for witness interviews, depositions, hearings, trials, and arbitration. You will also be responsible for locating and reviewing information applicable to a particular case, person, or subject through online research or document reviews.

You will manage large volumes of documents and work with each case and transaction, review, organize and maintain document databases for discovery, document production and attorney review, and assist attorneys in preparation of pleadings/motions and the coordination of service of process.

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website at https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/aboutus/

We are (DLA Piper) an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Agency applications will not be considered.