Washington State Paralegal Association

Litigation Paralegal - Knobbe Martens - Seattle, WA

03/15/2024 5:09 PM | Anonymous

Job Title: Litigation Paralegal

Supervisor’s Title: Paralegal Supervisor, Paralegal Department Coordinator and Supervising Partner(s) Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This position depends upon the ability of the employee to work closely with attorneys and staff members during regularly scheduled hours. This position requires the ability to work overtime, which often cannot be predicted in advance.
Location: Any of our Knobbe office locations - 
Orange County; San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., New York, Seattle

General Summary: Support attorneys in the preparation and prosecution of litigation cases. Assist with pleadings, discovery, motions and trial practice. Work cohesively with team members and attorneys to provide efficient support of administrative tasks and superior client service.


  • Create and maintain case profiles, judicial profiles, court forms, litigation support services, and Federal, State, and local rules.
  • Case management, including organizing all documents and files.
  • Review and route incoming communication, e.g., faxes, emails and client correspondence, following up on deadlines as appropriate.
  • Assist case attorneys in preparation of court documents and service of discovery.
  • Coordinate and review final court documents prior to filing.
  • Assist attorneys with document production.
  • Schedule depositions with attorneys, clients, witnesses, and court reporters.
  • Preparation and submission of motion and trial exhibits.
  • Create pleading/discovery/trial binders.
  • Attend trials, assisting in all aspects and details, including hotel arrangements, travel, team schedules, etc.
  • Review all incoming court papers and forward same to Litigation Calendaring Department for input into calendaring software programs. Review all dates calendared for accuracy.
  • Review weekly calendar draft making any necessary additions, changes or deletions prior to stated deadlines.
  • Provide administrative assistance with expense summaries and client bills.
  • Provide coverage for the Litigation Department as requested. Conduct and participate in training as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.
  • Bachelor’s degree along with a paralegal certificate.
  • Intellectual property litigation experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal e-filings, trial procedures and court rules preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience working with iManage or similar document management system, Adobe Acrobat, and Relativity preferred.
  • Effective writing skills; excellent proofreading, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision exercising good judgment and decision making.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Able to meet the Firm's billable hour requirement or value added equivalent.
  • Must be efficient, accurate, flexible, timely and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Team player and a positive attitude is a must.
  • Must meet minimum testing requirements.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Base salary for this position is $70,000 to $128,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.
Please take the time to complete our application in full. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment. If you need assistance with or experience technical difficulties submitting the application, 
please e-mail queries to: 

HR Recruiting Manager.

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EOE, including Disability/Vets. Knobbe Martens will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance and the San Francisco Ordinance.

At Knobbe Martens, the health and well-being of our employees is of utmost importance. We offer competitive pay and health benefits, generous paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employer contribution, a flexible spending account, educational assistance, wellness programs, and more. Details related to benefits will be confirmed at time of hire.

More information about the firm can be found at www.knobbe.com.

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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