IPA's Job Bank

Among the many benefits of membership with the Indiana Paralegal Association is the popular job bank. Members have access to contact information for these positions through the Members Section of the website.  Below we have listed the current openings posted to our job bank. In order to review the listing with contact information, please click here and log in using your email address and password, then click on Members Section, then Paralegal Career Center, then IPA Job Bank.  If you are not a member and would like information on joining the association, please contact membership@indianaparalegals.org for assistance.

Employers and recruiters may post their paralegal job openings with us for the following fees:$50 for a 30-day listing; $75 for a 60-day listing; and $100 for a 90-day listing.  If you would like to list a job opening with us, please contact the Job Bank Director at jobbank@indianaparalegals.org.  Your listing will reach our entire membership. Email your job listing in Word format to the Job Bank Director, and feel free to review the postings below for ideas on preparing your own listing.

Only ads containing a job description considered appropriate for the skill set of a paralegal will be considered for posting.

Current Job Bank Listings    Updated on June 29, 2016

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Julie H. Johnson

IPA Job Bank Director

jobbank@indianaparalegals.org

  • 29 Jun 2016 10:04 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Job type: Full time, M-F 9am-5:30pm
    Pay: Depends on education and experience level

    Requirements:
    - Ability to read, write, and speak fluent Spanish and English
    - Warm, professional tone of voice in person and over the phone
    - Ability to write with proper grammar and punctuation
    - Basic office skills such as ability to use Microsoft Office and type at least 50 wpm
    - Associate’s degree in paralegal studies or at least 2 years of experience in a law firm setting as a legal assistant or paralegal
    - Experience specifically in the field of immigration law is NOT required

    Job tasks:
    Preparing immigration applications and exhibits according to attorney instructions
    Following written procedures and checklists to complete applications and other tasks
    Communication with clients to obtain information for completing applications

    Pay rate depends on experience and education, but we do pay on the higher end of the market rate.

    Required education:
    • Associate’s degree or currently enrolled in a paralegal studies program working towards an Associate’s degree or higher

    Required language:
    • Spanish

  • 29 Jun 2016 8:36 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Law firm is currently seeking a Real Estate Paralegal to support attorneys in our growing and vibrant real estate and real estate finance area.  The firm’s real estate practice area provides representation for local, regional and national developers and owners serving the industrial, office, retail and multifamily markets, as well as to lenders who provide the financing for development projects.  Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  We’re looking for someone who is eager to take on responsibility and work in a busy, collegial work environment while receiving competitive compensation and benefits.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Daily tasks change depending on client and project needs and priorities.
    • Maintains a customer service attitude at all times
    • Analyzes loan commitments and drafts, revises and finalizes loan documents and miscellaneous real estate documents, including UCC financing statements, deeds, and closing documents
    • Reviews borrower organizational documents for signing authority, entity term and various HUD-required provisions
    • Conducts title, lien and litigation searches
    • Reviews title commitments and surveys and coordinates any needed corrections
    • Manages the loan closing process from inception through closing and post-closing, if applicable
    • Coordinates the filing of recordable instruments in numerous jurisdictions
    • Works closely with partners, associates, clients, opposing counsel, title companies and surveyors in handling commercial transactions and manages documents and working files throughout the transaction
    • Proofreads legal descriptions and other document content for accuracy
    • Assembles pre-closing and closing packages for submission to HUD and prepares closing binders.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
     
    • Knowledge of commercial real estate, acquisitions, and financing processes is preferred
    • Solid foundation of legal, corporate, and business corporate practice terminology, process and governing authorities
    • Ability to be resourceful with experience in coordinating all phases of a closing, including post-closing duties and preparation of closing binders
    • Proficiency in MS Office applications
    • High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills in order to meet deadlines in an atmosphere of changing priorities
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Critical thinking skills in order to make informed decisions regarding daily work and exercise good judgment in bringing problems, concerns, or discrepancies to the attention of the supervising lawyer
    • Ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external audiences at all levels
    • Strong work ethic and initiative, coupled with a willingness to follow instructions and try new approaches
    • Research skills, including the ability to investigate factual issues by utilizing resources including local libraries, web sites, client repositories and other outside sources
    • Availability to work overtime when requested

    Education and Experience

    • A minimum of three years paralegal or equivalent work experience
    • Prior commercial mortgage or HUD lending experience a plus
    • College degree preferred – a paralegal certificate from an approved ABA program and relevant work experience may be considered as a substitute

  • 23 Jun 2016 10:47 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    A top national and international law firm is looking to hire an experienced litigation paralegal to contribute to our robust Product Liability & Environmental practice group on complex litigation matters. Come work with our experienced trial lawyers and a progressive in-house litigation technology teams.

    What you would do in this job:
    • Work with the practice group to defend, resolve and try product liability, environmental, commercial, and/or complex mass tort cases.
    • Work as part of a dynamic team, including experienced and recognized lawyers and an advanced in-house technology departments for managing litigation.
    • Put into practice advanced case management skills, seeing a case from inception through discovery, trial preparation, trial and post-trial phases of matter.
    • Review, analyze and organize litigation documents; prepare and file pleadings and discovery.
    • Provide clear and complete work delegation to associates, legal administrative assistants, case assistants and other support staff as necessary.
    • Monitor on-going case activity and pending deadlines.

    What we would expect from you:
    • Energetic, organized, detail oriented and disciplined with the willingness to work hard.
    • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, through effective communication strategies.
    • Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints, with competing and shifting priorities.
    • Knowledge and commitment in the use of technology for litigation support and trial preparation.
    • Ability to bill 1550 hours annually towards the firm’s paralegal billing expectation.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Willingness to travel.

    What you could expect from us:
    • A paralegal career model which provides paralegals with a growth opportunity and an outlined path toward advancement in their career within the firm.
    • Presumptive bonus tied to billable hours and a discretionary bonus to recognize high performers.
    • Encouragement to prepare for future responsibilities and career success by pursuing in house and off-site professional and educational opportunities.
    • Opportunities to contribute to the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work through our tradition of pro bono, volunteerism and philanthropy.

    Job Requirements:
    Desired skills and experiences for the job:
    • 5-7 + years of large law firm, complex litigation experience.
    • Paralegal certificate, or a 4-year college degree.
    • Trial preparation and experience.

  • 23 Jun 2016 10:46 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Law firm seeks full-time experienced paralegal.  This position involves dictation, typing, answering the telephone, filing documents at the courthouse, and meeting with clients.  Qualified applicants must be organized, dependable, detail-oriented, have the ability to handle a fast paced and continuously changing environment, and prioritize multiple tasks.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Word.

  • 08 Jun 2016 2:25 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Downtown law firm seeking litigation paralegal with a Paralegal Degree/Certificate to work in fast-paced insurance defense practice.  This candidate should possess excellent written/oral communication skills, research and writing skills, and high degree of attention to detail.  Strong computer skills a plus.  Competitive benefit package and salary.

  • 07 Jun 2016 8:16 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Job Type: Full Time. Monday thru Friday with 8 am – 5 pm business hours.
    Years of Experience: 5-7 years
    Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree
    Position: Litigation Paralegal
    About the Job: The firm is small but fast paced focusing only in personal injury law. We are in search of an experienced litigation paralegal to join our team immediately. If you are a driven, self-starter, and have significant litigation experience, then this opportunity may be for you. We desire to hire a talented professional with excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills. The ideal candidate must be dependable, detail oriented, and possess a professional appearance and demeanor. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.
    The Preferred Candidate will possess the following:
    • A four-year degree from an accredited institution.
    •  A paralegal degree or certificate.
    • Have a minimum of five years experience as a litigation paralegal.
    • Ability to work and prioritize in a fast paced work environment.
    • Be detail oriented and possess superior writing skills.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Be comfortable with technology and practice management software, experience with Trial Works is a plus.
    • Have knowledge of electronic filing with the Courts.
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Management of case load of 50 plus medium to large case files in a deadline-driven environment.
    • Heavy interaction with clients.
    • Thorough gathering, review, organization and summation of medical records.
    • Preparation of comprehensive settlement demand packages.
    • Prepare discovery requests and responses.
    • Prepare accounting of settlement proceeds and settlement documents.
    • Compilation of mediation submissions, deposition preparation binders, and trial notebooks.
    • Coordination of efforts between attorneys, clients, opposing counsel, and other parties.
    • Scheduling depositions and meetings.
    • Provide trial support.

  • 03 Jun 2016 10:15 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    A Litigation Paralegal at our firm is expected to be organized, dependable, detail-oriented and have a professional appearance and demeanor.  A Litigation Paralegal should possess strong writing and analytical skills and have the ability to handle a high volume caseload and prioritize multiple tasks. A Litigation Paralegal will work in an extremely fast-paced and continuously changing environment.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

    The Litigation Paralegal will perform a wide variety of tasks for the medical malpractice department. These tasks include but are not limited to the following:
    • Manage high volume of cases
    • Interact with clients
    • Prepare documents, hard copy or electronic formats, for discovery responses
    • Redact discovery documents using Summation software
    • Upload, retrieve and profile case documents to client web databases
    • Conduct witness interviews
    • Review and organize medical and nursing records
    • Facilitate scanning and Bates numbering of medical records
    • Code medical record data into Summation software
    • Coordinate with facilities management team and scanning vendors on document imaging
    • Conduct preliminary legal research
    • Draft pleadings
    • Provide trial support including logistical and technological support

    Requirements:
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Word with an aptitude for quickly learning various other programs.
    • Prior experience in litigation practices and procedures.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Knowledge of document management systems, opening and organizing new files, preparing correspondence, editing, preparation and filing of pleadings.
    • Excellent administrative, writing, grammar and proofreading skills.
    • High level of discretion and confidentiality with the ability to operate under minimal supervision.

    Education and Qualifications
    • A minimum of two years of experience as a paralegal in a law office, preferably with experience in litigation medical malpractice and/or long term care
    • A Paralegal Degree or Paralegal Certificate is required; RP or CP certification or college degree preferred
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Outlook are required. Experience using Summation or trial management software is preferred

    NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

  • 10 May 2016 8:55 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Northside law office seeks a full-time, experienced paralegal. This position would involve some administrative duties (including bookkeeping) and the balance involves paralegal duties including much dictation and typing. The applicant will be the sole staff support for a busy attorney in a fast-paced quality legal office. Areas of practice include corporate, real estate, dissolution, litigation, probate and estate planning.  The applicant should have a minimum of 5 years of paralegal/legal assistant experience and desire to be part of a team atmosphere.  Salary commensurate with experience.

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