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 Only, 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 March 29, 2017

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Julie H. Johnson

IPA Job Bank Director

jobbank@indianaparalegals.org

  • 29 Mar 2017 11:09 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    We are a personal injury law firm in Indianapolis seeking a General Litigation Paralegal.  Medical malpractice experience is beneficial but not required.  Position requires case management with low volume, high complexity caseload.  Good client communication is paramount.

    Must have excellent communication and organizational skills as well as previous paralegal experience.

    Our business is located in mid-town Indianapolis and offers an office environment, competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. 

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required experience:

    • Personal Injury Law Firm: 1-2 years, 3+ years preferred
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • Experience with medical malpractice law preferred but not required.

  • 15 Mar 2017 8:50 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    We are a targeted, boutique law firm representing the multi-family housing industry, from Fair Housing defense to litigation and evictions / collections. 

    Responsibilities:  Assist with litigation matters such as briefs, discovery, pleadings, and trial preparation.  Conduct investigations and research for cases.  Written, email and telephone communication with clients, witnesses, courts, attorneys and witnesses.  Includes billable timekeeping.  Additional general office administrative duties.  Monitor calendars and deadlines. 

    One to two years of experience in a law firm, familiarity with legal processes and courts is preferred but not required.

  • 15 Mar 2017 8:49 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Paralegal with prior litigation work experience is needed.  Must possess good research and writing skills.  Must also possess good technical skills and be experienced in use of Microsoft Excel.  Flexible hours.  Noblesville office location.

  • 10 Mar 2017 3:25 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Indianapolis law firm seeks a paralegal to work in the Business & Finance practice group.  While a paralegal certificate and degree is not required, it is preferred.  Commensurate experience will be considered.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Drafting routine legal documents
    • Managing multiple matters
    • Collecting, organizing and summarizing large amounts of data

    Skills required:
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Exceptionally well organized and detail oriented
    • Flexibility in schedule
    • Ability to interact with all levels of firm personnel, clients and other counsel
    • Proficient in Microsoft programs

  • 08 Mar 2017 4:20 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Company is seeking an individual with an analytical, paralegal, or legal assistant background to fill its Benefits Processor position.  The successful candidate will perform benefit and divorce (QDRO) calculations for pension plan participants.  As calculations are performed in conformance with various legal documents, the ability to research issues using such documents, and interpret the language contained therein, is a must.  Must be proficient in Word and Excel (including entering formulas).  Must possess good written and verbal communication skills and a high level of attention to detail.  2- or 4-year paralegal degree, paralegal certificate, or bachelor’s degree in mathematics or other analytical field required.

    Keywords: Legal assistant, paralegal, math, mathematics, applied math, applied mathematics, statistics, pension, benefit, benefits, calculation, calculations, actuary, actuarial, QDRO, accounting, ERISA, union, defined benefits, domestic relations order, Taft-Hartley

  • 07 Mar 2017 12:05 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Small, but growing, civil law firm in Broad Ripple seeks full time Legal Administrator/Paralegal to assist with litigation and creditor rights matters.  Position will include paralegal, office management, administrative and marketing responsibilities. Medical, dental, vision, and long term disability benefits are provided. 

    Basic Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate cases by opening files, saving pleadings, drafting correspondence and other regular management tasks.
    • Assist with the maintenance of attorney calendars by scheduling and preparing for meetings and appointments.
    • Prepare and assemble materials, documents, and exhibits for meetings, court appearances and hearings.
    • Draft correspondence and other legal documents.
    • File pleadings in state and federal court.
    • Calendar and manage case deadlines.
    • Maintain conflicts database.
    • Assist with marketing efforts as needed including drafting blog posts and assisting with coordination of firm events.
    • Answer and direct inquiries from walk-in guests and telephone callers.
    • Process incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.
    • Maintain office supplies and equipment by checking stocks and placing orders.
    • Complete errands out of office as needed.
    • Maintain client confidence by keeping attorney-client information confidential.

    Job Requirements
    • Completion of Associates or Bachelor degree program.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    • Friendly demeanor and confidence interacting with clients.
    • Experience in legal field or paralegal certification or degree strongly preferred.

  • 06 Mar 2017 2:19 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Mid-Size downtown law firm seeks full time paralegal to assist with corporate/business and trust & estate practices.

    Candidates must have the experience necessary to assist lawyers in all stages of corporate transactions including, but not limited to, the preparation of documents necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations in the conduct of business activities.  In addition, qualified candidates will have experience in assisting lawyers in all stages of estate planning including, but not limited to, the preparation of wills, trusts and documents transferring assets; and trust and estate administration including and preparing inventories and accountings.  In both practices the paralegal will assist in the preparation of initial drafts of correspondence, documents and court filings.

    Qualifications: Paralegal certificate; minimum of three (3) years of on-the-job experience in order to possess expertise needed to do substantive legal support work. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, etc. Ability to prioritize and handle ever-changing tasks. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision, be a team player and be committed to providing a high level client service.

  • 22 Feb 2017 11:59 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Job Description:

    A top 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 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.
    • Nursing background desired.

  • 21 Feb 2017 1:37 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Solo attorney seeking part time paralegal with 5 or more years litigation experience in federal and state court with focus on employment law.  Paralegal will be expected to assist in drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses, and various motion practices.  The ideal candidate, in addition to the usual software such as Word, Power Point, Excel, will have experience in social media such as Facebook, Snap Chat, Twitter, and web site maintenance. Experience in computer data forensics a plus.

  • 15 Feb 2017 12:30 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Summary
    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
    A 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 requests and responses
    • Redact discovery documents
    • 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
    • Conduct preliminary legal research
    • Research and facilitate retention of medical experts
    • Manage formation of the medical review panel
    • Draft pleadings, motions, medical review panel submissions, and case evaluations
    • 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.
    • Knowledge of SharePoint is preferred.

    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.

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