Bullivant Houser’s Portland office has an exciting opportunity for a qualified litigation paralegal who enjoys being highly involved in their cases, including collaborating on strategy, independently moving cases forward through discovery and investigation, participating in regular team meetings, opportunities to go to trial, and working with brilliant lawyers on interesting cases. This full-time position requires a minimum of 6 years’ experience working as a litigation paralegal and performing case and fact manager functions primarily in the casualty practice area. Responsibilities include document review and organization, assessing evidence, document database management, witness interviews, and investigation. Must have experience analyzing and summarizing medical records, preparing subpoenas, and discovery requests and responses, conducting background and fact investigations, preparing for trial, and assisting attorneys in both state and federal court trials (Oregon and Washington).
The position requires a high level of organizational skills, attention to detail, follow through, and strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent client service orientation, sound judgment, problem-solving skills, and the ability to remain focused in the midst of dueling priorities are also essential to the position. The ideal candidate will have experience with Litigation Support programs such as Relativity, Westlaw, Case Notebook, Eclipse, Sanction, Trial Pad, and CourtTrax.
We are seeking individuals who enjoy working as part of a highly effective team of well-regarded attorneys and professional staff. Working with us means that you will enjoy a respectful environment that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion strengthens our ability to serve our clients, enhances our culture, and supports the communities in which we live and work.
We offer a hybrid work schedule and you will be able to connect with colleagues quickly and easily whether working in the office or from home with the firm’s technology and support.
HOW TO APPLY
Bullivant Houser is an Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and compensation requirements (please do not include compensation history) to moc.tnavillub@sreerac.