Paralegal - Office of Counsel - Birmingham Office - 506482

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible), UA System Office - Staff
Location: Alabama, Birmingham
Categories: Office/Clerical Support

Job Summary: The University of Alabama System is receiving applications for the position of Paralegal.   Based in Birmingham, this individual will support attorneys in the Office of Counsel working on behalf of UAB and the UAB Health System.   

  • Requirements include: High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Paralegal certification from an accredited program is preferred;
  • 5 years of paralegal experience;
  • Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred;
  • Experience with law firm or legal department case and/or document management programs is preferred;
  • Strong technical skills with a demonstrated proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Perfect;
  • Extensive reporting, research, and legal administration skills;
  • Excellent organizational, planning and communication skills;
  • A superior record of dependability and job attendance; and
  • Ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality.

  • Specific responsibilities include: e-Filing in federal and state courts;
  • Discovery and trial preparation;
  • Assisting with drafting and reviewing documents and agreements; and
  • Responding to subpoena and open records requests.

Note to applicant: Salary is commensurate with skill level and years of experience.  Electronic submissions are required. Applications (to include a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references – who will not be contacted without permission) must be submitted. 

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama System Office is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

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