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Defense Litigation Paralegal

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Latitude is seeking a Defense Litigation Paralegal for an exciting full-time permanent opportunity at a Center City Philadelphia law firm. Applicants should have at least 5+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal at a defense law firm. Successful candidates must be familiar with the rules and procedures of both Pennsylvania and New Jersey courts, have the ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet specific deadlines, and effectively engage with attorneys, staff, and clients. This is a hybrid position.

Requirements for the Paralegal:
  • 5+ years of litigation paralegal experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with attorneys, staff and clients
  • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines
  • Team-oriented individual with ability to take initiative and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc.
  • Outstanding references
Position Details of the Paralegal:
  • Type of Role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA (hybrid)
  • Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience
Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve. 

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