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Case Manager

Greene Espel PLLP, a top-notch litigation boutique located in downtown Minneapolis, has an opportunity for a Case Manager. This unique position offers a balanced combination of legal administrative assistant and paralegal responsibilities, providing the opportunity to contribute to both the efficient operation of our law firm and the support of legal professionals. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring smooth workflow and providing essential assistance in various legal tasks, with the potential for career advancement.

Key responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Document Preparation and Management:

  • Assist in the preparation and e-filing of pleadings, motions, and other legal documents in state, federal, and appellate courts.
  • Learn and master court rules regarding format, specific requirements, service, and electronic filing programs in state/federal court.
  • Draft and send client correspondence, memos, and other supporting documents.
  • Organize and maintain digital filing system for easy document retrieval.
  • Update and manage legal databases with case information and relevant documentation.
  • Prepare shell templates in accordance with court requirements.

Case Support:

  • Assist in legal research by both gathering and inputting information to and from legal databases.
  • Collaborate with attorneys and paralegals on case-related tasks.
  • Assist in the collection, organization, and production of discovery materials.
  • Help organize deposition and trial exhibits, witness lists, and trial binders.
  • Learn and stay up to date on various litigation software.

Calendar Management and Communication:

  • Schedule appointments, meetings, depositions, and court dates.
  • Log and track attorney admissions, licenses, CLE credits, and registrations.
  • Handle incoming calls, emails, and correspondence professionally and promptly.
  • Assist with client and attorney monthly billing processes.
  • Process client and attorney expenses and invoices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to carefully and completely execute various tasks under pressure of multiple deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm, responsiveness, and focus on excellent performance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on mutual respect, trust, and team collaboration.
  • Relentless attention to detail, deadlines, and comfortability with setting cheerful reminders.
  • Excellent organizational and project-management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and legal research tools.
  • Ability to successfully manage one’s own reminder schedule to complete tasks for multiple attorneys and paralegals.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Exposure to various legal tasks and opportunities for professional growth
  • Ongoing training and mentorship to enhance administrative and paralegal skills.

You will work in a respectful and inclusive environment, and we will invest in your professional development. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, with a flexible hybrid work model.

About Greene Espel

Clients and legal-industry insiders alike recognize Greene Espel as a top-notch litigation and investigations boutique with a strong bench of legal professionals. The firm delivers high-quality legal representation to a broad range of clients, providing dispute resolution, litigation, and counseling services across our clients' key areas of need, including commercial disputes, employment, product liability, intellectual property, investigations, and governmental and constitutional litigation. Our clients include Fortune 100 corporations as well as innovative startups and public-sector entities.

Greene Espel is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility part of everything we do. We want every attorney and employee to bring their authentic self to work. We are a better firm—for our people, our clients, and the community—when we get this right. We are proud that Greene Espel encourages participation and contribution at every level. Everyone at our firm contributes to our representation of each client. We know that our collective intelligence is greater than any one person, and we are eager to bring the power of our teams to bear for our clients.

We are an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

To learn more about our firm, visit our website at greeneespel.com.

Applying For This Position:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Curt Okerson, HR Manager, at cokerson@greeneespel.com. We are not accepting resumes from employment agencies at this time.

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