Paralegal (Myrtle Beach, SC)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Litigation Paralegal needed for a Regional Law Firm in their Myrtle Beach, SC office. Please send all inquiries to



· Hourly billing goals

· Administrative responsibilities


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


· Review initial file materials for immediate needs, deadlines, extensions and general paralegal tasks with attorney supervision and input

· Interview witnesses and client(s) regarding facts of case and summarize the same

· Prepare notices of deposition and deposition subpoenas as needed with attorney input

· Prepare discovery responses, with attorney supervision and input, organize and coordinate document production at least 5 days before due date

· Follow-up on outstanding discovery responses

· Review incoming mail for immediate needs and paralegal tasks

· Request medical records, personnel files, Freedom of Information documents, project files, with attorney input and follow up on receipt of the same

· Review document production from all parties for additional needs and possible summary and/or index

· Prepare medical chronologies; summarize production

· Assist in preparation for depositions, mediations and trial (consult attorney)

· Prepare settlement documents at attorney’s request with attorney provided details

· Follow up to ensure executed and filed settlement documents are received

· Other billable tasks as needed

· Cooperates with co-workers

· Responds politely to internal staff, clients, vendors, etc.

· Works as a member of a team

· Accepts change in a productive manner

· Performs other duties as necessary or assigned



Hours Worked

· Employee is expected to work 37.5 hours weekly and any overtime necessary





· Four year college degree and/or certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program.

· 3-5 years of related work experience preferably in a legal environment.


Special skills, knowledge, abilities


· Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate by e-mail and telephone with a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff and to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact

· Possess excellent organizational skills and pay close attention to detail

· Must be able to read and write in English and use arithmetic skills accurately to complete required daily projects

· Typing and reading on a computer

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and ability to gain competence in database management systems

· Must possess ability to take initiative and handle various tasks simultaneously while working efficiently, effectively and independently under minimal supervision

· Must have ability to work in a high-pressure environment

· Is neat with self and conducts self in a respectable, responsible, courteous manner



Work Environment


· May sit and stand for long periods of time

· Works inside throughout the year

· Some standing, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling


The work environment characteristics described above are a representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.