Litigation Paralegal - UA - 509987

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible), UA System Office - Staff
Location: Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Job Summary: The University of Alabama System is receiving applications for the position of Litigation Paralegal.  This position will be based in Tuscaloosa on the campus of The University of Alabama and will support multiple attorneys in the Office of Counsel. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Paralegal certification from an accredited program is preferred;
  • 5 years of paralegal experience;
  • 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 and PowerPoint;
  • 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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

  • e-Filing in federal and state courts;
  • Discovery and trial preparation;
  • Preparing and filing briefs;
  • Summarizing depositions and preparing pretrial documents;
  • Maintaining accurate calendar for responsive pleadings and other deadlines;
  • Assisting with drafting and reviewing various documents and agreements;
  • Responding to subpoena and open records requests; and
  • Managing bankruptcy cases.


Note to applicant: Applications must include a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references who will be contacted only with the candidate‚Äôs permission.  Applications must be submitted no later than 11:55pm CST on Friday, October 18.

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 is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

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