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Paralegal – Litigation (Hybrid from Minneapolis, MN)

Are you an outstanding litigation paralegal with experience using technology solutions to manage cases and projects? Are you intrigued by the flexibility a contract opportunity offers?  Latitude is seeking a contract paralegal with 3+ years of litigation experience for an engagement to support two attorneys at a national class action law firm. Successful candidates must excel at working in a high energy environment with great attention to detail and have significant experience supporting pre-trial litigation activities, including supporting the preparation for and summarizing of depositions, researching, and writing briefs and pleadings, handling state and federal court filings and maintaining legal calendars.  This position may include some legal assistant tasks in addition to paralegal work.

Basic Requirements for the Paralegal (Litigation):
  • 3+ years of litigation experience as a paralegal
  • Extensive experience supporting depositions, preparing and filing of briefs and motions and calendaring
  • Strong working knowledge of iManage, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc.
  • Experience using Relativity (or similar document production platform) to upload, review, produce, and export litigation-related data, including experience with case assessment, technology assisted review, email threading, text-based near duplicate identification, and privilege logging 
  • Federal court filing experience is required
  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple matters
  • Highly professional, detail-oriented, and diligent
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate are strongly preferred
  • Outstanding professional references required
Position Details for the Paralegal (Litigation):
  • Type of role: Engagement (Contract)
  • Schedule: Full-Time September through January, with potential to extend
  • Location: Hybrid (in office 2 to 3 times per week) – Minneapolis suburban office
Compensation:
Pay: The salary range for this role is $50,000 - $100,000. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location. 

Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) and generous leave policies.

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About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service flexible legal talent company serving corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. From Fortune Global 100 companies to start-ups and Global 50 law firms to boutiques, clients turn to us for top-tier attorneys and other legal professionals.

Latitude specializes in providing highly skilled former in-house counsel and Big Law attorneys for flexible contract engagements and permanent positions in dozens of practice areas, including commercial contracting, data privacy, M&A, employment, litigation, and more.

Founded in 2013, Latitude has been recognized by Chambers as a leading global flexible legal staffing company and the #1 Legal Recruiter by The National Law Journal.

Latitude Contract Engagements & Secondments
Outstanding attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract assignments or consulting/secondment roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our own experience as practicing attorneys and our client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

Our Specialty: Peer-Level Contract Attorneys. Latitude Attorneys have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent member of our client’s corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running. Latitude Attorneys serve on a full- or part-time contract basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.

FAQ:

Q: What other legal jobs do you have?
A: If you’re interested in working with Latitude but do not think this particular legal job is the right one for you, we encourage you to explore our other open opportunities or fill out a General Application by visiting us at https://latitudelegal.com/jobs/

Q: Should I apply for this specific position if I have previously applied for another Latitude position?
A: Yes, it is better to apply to each Latitude job for which you are qualified and interested so that we immediately know of your interest in that specific role. This also enables you to share additional information about your qualifications or interest specific to each role. If you do not meet all of the qualifications for a position but think you would still be highly effective in the role, it can be helpful to include a brief explanation in your application.

Q: How can I reduce the risk of missing Latitude’s email inviting me to interview for this position?
A: Please safe-list Latitude’s URL domain name (latitudelegal.com) in your spam filter so that an email from one of our recruiters does not get caught in your spam folder. Our recruiters will never contact you by email from a URL other than latitudelegal.com

Q: My current legal team needs help. How can I see some Latitude candidates for my legal team?
A: The fastest way is to submit the very short form on our website contact page. A member of our client services team will be back in touch with you very fast to learn more about your need so we can provide you with on point candidates to consider. 

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com. Thank you for your interest in Latitude!

Latitude is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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