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Denver

Commercial Finance Paralegal

Commercial Finance Paralegal

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States, is currently seeking a full time Paralegal to join its Commercial Finance practice.  Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of relevant experience.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist lawyers with initial drafts of loan documents. 
  • Ensure receipt of Schedule B items; review and summarize.
  • Assist in ordering and review of UCC Searches.
  • Request and review entity documents for each entity involved in the transaction.
  • Obtain certificates of good standing/certificates of existence. 
  • Review title work, obtain payoff statements, and obtain clearance of all title issues.
  • Order surveys and commitments for lender's policy of title insurance.
  • Assist in drafting closing instruction letters.
  • Prepare and update closing checklists.
  • Assist in drafting escrow instructions.
  • Arrange for discharge and satisfaction of deed trust.  
  • Calendar significant dates for drafting documents, review, negotiations and closing.
  • Communicate transaction progress to team.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while delivering consistent, quality work-product to both attorneys and clients.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate supervision and to seek help when needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The successful candidate will have a professional appearance.  Strict adherence to confidentiality is required.  Baccalaureate degree preferred. Certificate from well-accredited paralegal training program a plus.  We offer a competitive performance compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and an employee assistance program.  Snell and Wilmer L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Tracy Schumm, Director of Legal Professionals at jobs@swlaw.com.

Account Manager

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Account Manager Exempt Position

 

Snell & Wilmer is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States, with more than 400 attorneys in nine offices. The firm is currently seeking a Client Account Manager. This position reports to the Client Accounts Manager and requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline coupled with three to five years of progressively-responsible experience in a law firm or professional services firm. This education and experience will provide the incumbent with the necessary skills to manage complex attorney and client issues.

 

The incumbent must possess exceptional human relation and communication skills and must be able to demonstrate impeccable integrity in personal and fiduciary matters. Also required are excellent business communications, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills, along with a strong client focus in a fast- paced environment.  This job will require some travel to other offices. The incumbent must be able to work under pressure, multi-task, meet deadlines and handle sensitive matters which require exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail, follow-up and proven resolution skills. The incumbent must be able to work independently and collaboratively. Technical knowledge required is Microsoft Office 10, web-based credit card processing, Aderant and MiniSoft ARCS.

 

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Runs appropriate reports to determine what accounts need attention and addresses these issues with the appropriate attorney/secretary.
  • Analyzes and manages past-due accounts for the client collections offices and reports departmental activities to the Client Accounts Manager.
  • Generates and updates the monthly A/R and WIP (work in progress) that require additional information or approval of continued work.
  • Prepares various reports for attorneys on a monthly and quarterly basis and prepares other reports requested by attorneys.
  • Answers questions and assists in resolution of problems with all aspects of accounting which includes assisting secretaries, and other accounting personnel.
  • Acts as a resource and trains new attorneys and secretaries on our accounting software.
  • Resolve and appeal rejected electronic invoices, so they can be resubmitted.
  • Understand client billing guidelines. Intimate knowledge of client billing guidelines
  • Meets regularly with billing attorneys and secretaries to discuss past due accounts and determine actions to collect.
  • Perform account reconciliations, provide account ledgers when necessary or requested.
  • Act as liaison between attorneys and the Accounting Department.
  • Build relationships with attorneys, secretaries and clients to facilitate prompt payment.

 

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, and an employee assistance program. Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

 

To explore this opportunity please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements in pdf format to jobsden@swlaw.com.

 

Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States is currently seeking a full time Paralegal to support our Commercial Litigation Group. 

The paralegal candidate must have a minimum of five years’ complex litigation, case management, and at-trial experience.  Candidates must possess substantive knowledge of the litigation process, including management of large document collections.  Experience with Concordance, Eclipse, and/or Relativity is a plus.  Strong communication skills and ability to follow-through are a must.  Candidates should be able to adjust to multiple demands in a fast paced environment. 

A 4-year degree and paralegal certificate from well-accredited paralegal training program required.  Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401k, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and employee assistance program.

Submit resume in confidence to Director of Legal Professionals, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. No phone calls please. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Los Angeles

User Experience Analyst

USER EXPERIENCE ANALYST

 Los Angeles

 

Snell & Wilmer is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States, with more than 400 attorneys in nine offices.  The firm is currently seeking a User Experience Analyst who will work with the User Experience Manager to provide unparalleled deskside, training and legal support. Candidates must be highly skilled and current regarding best practices for supporting attorneys and end-users, excellent communications and technical writing skills.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING

  • Maintain and monitor end-user workstations and productivity of the local area network devices
  • Configure and support Firm network infrastructure, including PC builds, network printers and VoIP phone system.
  • Perform maintenance, software installation, end-user support, and training.
  • Provide primary support to staff on all Firm applications.
  • Troubleshoot computer problems, determine source and advises on appropriate action.
  • Act as onsite support for Solution Center, Infrastructure, a Systems teams 
  • Troubleshoot computer platforms including Windows 10 & Mac
  • Provide support for Android and iOS support for Smart phones and tablets
  • Install and upgrade software and operating systems.
  • Manage the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Provide updates, status and completion information to manager and users.
  • Resolve or escalate problems as necessary.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of supported systems and continually strive to enhance knowledge through ongoing training, reading and participating in projects and improvement initiatives.
  • Train employee deskside with learning new applications and assist in problem solving application issues.
  • Utilize IT support ticketing system, provide support with documentation including writing FAQ's, instructions, procedures & knowledge-based articles.

Requirements include:

  • Previous law firm experience
  • 1+ year relevant hands-on professional technical support experience required
  • Ability to install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain all of the software applications and peripheral equipment.
  • Strong communication and training skills with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage and appropriately prioritize multiple projects at the same time and continue to work end user requests as needed.
  • Ability to anticipate end-user technical needs and perform daily and routine tasks while working to resolve open issues with minimal supervision.
  • Strong technical knowledge of PC hardware, Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS
  • Experience with CD and USB encryption
  • Working knowledge of basic network concepts (such as TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, wireless, VPN and IP telephony )
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office 2016 Suite.
  • On occasion may require lifting, carrying, and moving light-to-medium weights of up to 75 lbs.
  • College degree with Computer Science or related course of study preferred
  • Must have exceptional human relation skills and attitude .
  • Customer relationship skills are essential
  • Document management experience
  • Legal applications experience.

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program. Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To explore this job opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to jobsla@swlaw.com

 

 

 

Orange County

Corporate & Securities Paralegal Assistant

 

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States is currently seeking a full time Paralegal Assistant to support our Corporate & Securities practice group with client matters.

The qualified candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and interested in pursuing a paralegal career.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: initial client intake information to ensure complete submissions, preparing drafts of formations and other corporate documents, performing searches and investigations, and other projects as requested from paralegals and attorneys.  Experience with corporate formations, collecting due diligence, and working with agencies is a plus. 

The successful candidate will balance multiple tasks, have a professional appearance, and adhere to strict confidentiality.  The Paralegal Assistant may be asked to lift heavy binders and boxes and push a heavy cart.

Bachelor’s degree and/or ABA-approved paralegal program is a preferred.  

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401k, profit sharing, extensive technology and practical training program, vacation and personal time policy, tuition reimbursement, and employee assistance program.

Submit resume in confidence to Director of Legal Professionals at jobs@swlaw.com.  No phone calls please.  An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Manager

General:

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States, seeks a California Marketing Manager. This position will report to the Phoenix-based Director of Marketing and Business Development and will also have a reporting relationship to the Administrative Partners in both the Orange County and Los Angeles offices. The position will supervise an Orange County marketing coordinator and Los Angeles marketing assistant. The manager position will reside in the Orange County office, but weekly travel to the Los Angeles office will be required.

Marketing and Business Development:

The California Marketing Manager will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day marketing programs for the California offices including:

  • Working 1:1 with attorneys with respect to their marketing goals and objectives
  • Responding to RFPs and coordinating pitches and proposals/brochures 
  • Managing logistics and leveraging benefits associated with industry sponsorships
  • Conducting marketing and competitive research
  • Creating an annual advertising plan
  • Providing quarterly marketing updates to the office administrators
  • Forecasting and managing annual budgets for the California offices
  • Responding to office-specific award/directory/listing opportunities
  • Proactively identifying and pursuing appropriate local, regional, and national media/press and speaking opportunities for lawyers in the California offices
  • Working with the firm’s national PR firm on placements
  • Drafting, editing, and distributing local press releases
  • Identify and developing content for various internal/external communication vehicles (newsletters, verdict write-ups, etc.)
  • Planning and executing seminars, events, sponsorships, trade shows, and webinars
  • Drafting and implementing strategic marketing plans for offices, practice groups, and lawyers
  • Coordinating marketing and business development training programs
  • Assisting with lateral integration
  • Participating in and contributing to the weekly Marketing Department meetings
  • Promoting and maintaining strong relationships with the attorneys and practice groups
  • Joining key legal marketing organizations
  • Performing other marketing tasks/projects as assigned or required

Job Requirements and Preferences:

  • 6+ years marketing, public relations and/or business development experience
  • Familiarity with Orange County and Los Angeles business and legal communities
  • Strong interpersonal and follow-through skills, a positive attitude, and flexibility
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and editing skills
  • Willingness to work long hours including early mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • BA/BS required
  • Legal marketing or professional services marketing experience preferred
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and key media/industry research tools

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program. Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.To explore this job opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to jkim@swlaw.com.

Phoenix

User Experience Analyst

USER EXPERIENCE ANALYST

Phoenix

Snell & Wilmer is one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States, with more than 400 attorneys in nine offices.  The firm is currently seeking a User Experience Analyst who will work with the User Experience Manager to provide unparalleled deskside, training and legal support. Candidates must be highly skilled and current regarding best practices for supporting attorneys and end-users, excellent communications and technical writing skills.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Maintain and monitor end-user workstations and productivity of the local area network devices
  • Configure and support Firm network infrastructure, including PC builds, network printers and VoIP phone system.
  • Perform maintenance, software installation, end-user support, and training.
  • Provide primary support to staff on all Firm applications.
  • Troubleshoot computer problems, determine source and advises on appropriate action.
  • Act as onsite support for Solution Center, Infrastructure, a Systems teams 
  • Troubleshoot computer platforms including Windows 10 & Mac
  • Provide support for Android and iOS support for Smart phones and tablets
  • Install and upgrade software and operating systems.
  • Manage the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Provide updates, status and completion information to manager and users.
  • Resolve or escalate problems as necessary.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of supported systems and continually strive to enhance knowledge through ongoing training, reading and participating in projects and improvement initiatives.
  • Train employee deskside with learning new applications and assist in problem solving application issues.
  • Utilize IT support ticketing system, provide support with documentation including writing FAQ's, instructions, procedures & knowledge-based articles.

Requirements include:

  • Previous law firm experience
  • 1+ year relevant hands-on professional technical support experience required
  • Ability to install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain all of the software applications and peripheral equipment.
  • Strong communication and training skills with the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage and appropriately prioritize multiple projects at the same time and continue to work end user requests as needed.
  • Ability to anticipate end-user technical needs and perform daily and routine tasks while working to resolve open issues with minimal supervision.
  • Strong technical knowledge of PC hardware, Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS
  • Experience with CD and USB encryption
  • Working knowledge of basic network concepts (such as TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, wireless, VPN and IP telephony )
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office 2016 Suite.
  • On occasion may require lifting, carrying, and moving light-to-medium weights of up to 75 lbs.
  • College degree with Computer Science or related course of study preferred 
  • Must have exceptional human relation skills and attitude .
  • Customer relationship skills are essential
  • Document management experience
  • Legal applications experience.

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program. Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To explore this job opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to jobsphx@swlaw.com.

Commercial Finance Paralegal

Commercial Finance Paralegal

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States, is currently seeking a full time Paralegal to join its Commercial Finance practice.  Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of relevant experience.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist lawyers with initial drafts of loan documents. 
  • Ensure receipt of Schedule B items; review and summarize.
  • Assist in ordering and review of UCC Searches.
  • Request and review entity documents for each entity involved in the transaction.
  • Obtain certificates of good standing/certificates of existence. 
  • Review title work, obtain payoff statements, and obtain clearance of all title issues.
  • Order surveys and commitments for lender's policy of title insurance.
  • Assist in drafting closing instruction letters.
  • Prepare and update closing checklists.
  • Assist in drafting escrow instructions.
  • Arrange for discharge and satisfaction of deed trust.  
  • Calendar significant dates for drafting documents, review, negotiations and closing.
  • Communicate transaction progress to team.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while delivering consistent, quality work-product to both attorneys and clients.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate supervision and to seek help when needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The successful candidate will have a professional appearance.  Strict adherence to confidentiality is required.  Baccalaureate degree preferred. Certificate from well-accredited paralegal training program a plus.  We offer a competitive performance compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and an employee assistance program.  Snell and Wilmer L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Tracy Schumm, Director of Legal Professionals at jobs@swlaw.com.

Legal Support Clerk

 

This position requires an ability to learn quickly.  Experience working in an office and administrative skills are helpful.  Candidates must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.  Proven knowledge of Windows 2010 to include Word, Excel, pdf manipulation and Outlook is also required. 

Once trained, typical responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs administrative duties such as preparing check requests and travel reimbursements
  • Assists with the billing process using accounting software
  • Performs conflict checks, opens new client matters, and sends out engagement letters
  • Ensures that all documents have been proofread, edited and revised as necessary
  • Electronically files documents into the firm’s document management system
  • Updates and maintains business development contacts
  • Responds to numerous phone calls and emails in a professional manner
  • Develops and maintains smooth working relationships with staff, attorneys and clients
  • Assists with opening and closing of new files

The firm will train incumbents on all duties.  Once trained, the successful candidate will be able to handle day-to-day work challenges and adjust to multiple demands, priorities and rapid change.  The incumbent must also possess excellent organizational, proofing and editing skills as well as the ability to function independently and possess good follow through and attention to detail.  

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program.  Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To explore this opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to Human Resources via E-mail at jobsphx@swlaw.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intellectual Property Paralegal

Intellectual Property Paralegal – Patent and/or Trademark (Phoenix)

Snell & Wilmer is currently seeking a full time Paralegal to join its Intellectual Property practice in Phoenix, Arizona.  Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of relevant experience with either U.S. and foreign patents, trademarks and/or copyrights, but having experience in all areas is a plus.  Position responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

Patents – U.S.

  • Execute searches on U.S. and international patent databases re:  patent family information, ownership/inventor information and other data as needed.
  • Work with attorneys to prepare and file applications with the USPTO with regard to formality requirements, including electronic filing of all documents with the USPTO.
  • Monitor cases and prepare and file Information Disclosure Statements.
  • Monitor status and work with attorneys/clients re possible priority-based PCT and/or other foreign applications.
  • Work with attorneys to ensure timely responses to Office Actions, payment of issue fees, and submission of formal drawings.
  • Review granted patent documents to determine maintenance requirements and calculate term.

Patents – PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty)

  • Conform applications and drawings to PCT formatting requirements and prepare request forms, ensuring correct applicant, inventor, and priority information (if applicable).
  • Comply with other formalities (POA forms, formal drawings, etc.), and select the desired International Search Authority.
  • File all applications, drawings, and other documents electronically.
  • Receive input from attorneys regarding International Search Reports and relevancy of cited art, and discuss strategies with responsible attorneys regarding possible Article 19 and/or Article 34 amendments and ensure cited art is properly disclosed in corresponding national cases.
  • Monitor PCT timeline, ensuring timely filing of Demand and national/regional entry.
  • Work with attorneys and clients to evaluate findings set forth in International Preliminary Examination Reports and select countries for national/regional entry.
  • Assist with preparing cost estimates in connection with selection of countries for national/regional entry.

Foreign Patents (including national/regional entry from PCT cases) and Trademarks

  • Assist with preparing correspondence to foreign associates, ensuring transmission of all required documents, and work with foreign associates through compliance with local required filing formalities, including legalization of documents if necessary.
  • Monitor status to ensure timely filing of request for examination and dates for payment of requisite maintenance fees in patent cases.
  • Review granted patent documents to determine maintenance requirements and calculate term.
  • Work with attorneys and clients regarding validation procedure after grant of European patents.
  • Work with attorneys upon receipt of office actions issued by foreign offices to ensure proper instructions and timely responses in both patent and trademark cases.
  • Review Certificates of Registration to determine renewal dates and use requirements in trademark cases.

Trademarks – U.S.

  • Execute availability/preliminary screening searches on trademark databases, including available international databases.
  • Conduct on-line internet searching for possible conflicting domain names or other internet usage.
  • Work with attorneys and clients to determine correct mark, including design image, if any, and proper classification of goods or services.
  • Assist with preparing and filing trademark/service mark applications, either use-based or intent-to-use via electronic filing.
  • Monitor status and work with attorneys and clients regarding possible priority-based foreign applications.
  • Review office actions issued by the USPTO and assist with preparing draft responses.
  • Determine acceptability of specimens evidencing use and assist with preparing and filing Amendments to Allege Use or Statement of Use.
  • Review Certificates of Registration for accuracy and determine dates for evidence of continued use/incontestability and renewal.
  • Assist with preparing and filing Section 8 and 15 Affidavits and Renewal Applications.
  • Assist with preparing and filing Trademark and/or Trade Name Registration forms (State).

Copyright

  • Work with attorneys and clients to determine type of copyright work, correct authorship, and copyright claimant.
  • Complete electronic copyright registration forms, including Request for Special Handling, if appropriate.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while delivering consistent, quality work-product to both attorneys and clients.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate supervision and to seek help when needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The successful candidate will have a professional appearance.  Strict adherence to confidentiality is required.  Baccalaureate degree required.  Certificate from well-accredited paralegal training program a plus.  Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and an employee assistance program.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

To explore this opportunity, send your resume in confidence to Director of Legal Professionals via email at jobs@swlaw.com.

Paralegal Assistant Generalist

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States is currently seeking a full time Paralegal Assistant to support paralegals and attorneys with case management and trial matters.

 

A 4-year degree is required and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program is a plus.   Prior legal experience is preferred.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: organize and maintain case files; assist in discovery and trial preparation and all phases of case management; develop and maintain working relationships with attorneys, paralegals and staff members; and quality checks of legal documents.

 

The successful candidate will balance multiple tasks, have a professional appearance, and adhere to strict confidentiality.  Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office.  The Paralegal Assistant may be asked to lift heavy binders and boxes and push a heavy cart.  Ability to work evening and weekend overtime required.

 

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401k, profit sharing, extensive technology and practical training program, vacation and personal time, tuition reimbursement, and employee assistance program.

 

Send resume in confidence to Director of Legal Professionals, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. by e-mail to jobs@swlaw.com.  No phone calls please.  An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Bankruptcy Legal Administrative Assistant

Put your legal and organizational skills to work at Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States.  We currently have an opening for a legal administrative assistant. This position requires 3 to 5 years of legal secretary experience, specifically in the area of Bankruptcy. The legal assistant will also calendar, docket, send out letters, take in paperwork, manage payments, assist in the filing of the cases, and perform all other duties assigned. The person in this position must exhibit the utmost reliability.

The hours for this position are from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Legal Assistants will report to assigned attorneys, and their Department Head, as appropriate.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Previous experience with bankruptcy/insolvency legal services; Litigation experience is a plus
  • Must be familiar with Federal Rules of Bankruptcy
  • Excel, Word and Outlook proficiency
  • Manages files, opens new matters as requested by attorneys, and maintains all relevant document inclusions for the files
  • Ensures that all documents have been proofread, edited and revised as necessary
  • Experience with e-filing
  • Manage calendars and travel schedules
  • Record billable and unbillable (client and administrative) time spent in the correct file matters
  • Anticipates the needs of attorneys & keeps attorneys organized
  • Responds to phone calls and emails in a professional manner
  • Develops and maintains smooth working relationships with staff, attorneys and clients

The successful candidate will be able to handle day-to-day work challenges of juggling the work of all the attorneys. The incumbent must be able to function independently and anticipate attorneys’ needs in a fast-paced environment. Strong attention to detail is also required, particularly regarding spelling and grammar. The incumbent must possess excellent proofing and editing skills, as well as, the ability to turn work around quickly.  The candidate must be able to function independently and possess good follow through. 

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program.  Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. To explore this opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to Human Resources via email at jobsphx@swlaw.com.

Legal File Clerk

Legal File Clerk

 

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States, is currently looking to fill a legal file clerk position in their litigation practice group.

REsponsibilities include:

1.    Opens new files utilizing document storage software

2.    Copies and scans documents and electronically files into document management system

3.    Emails court orders to internal parties assigned to matter

4.    Closes files using the prescribed instructions

5.    Organizes cabinets and file rooms

6.    Retrieves and files documents

7.    Electronically files in the appropriate drives

8.    Prepares work and research binders

Position requirements:

1.    Knowledge of Microsoft office products; familiarity with Accutrac and NetDocuments a plus

2.    1 to 2 years working in an office preferably a law firm

3.    Good oral communication skills

4.    Detail oriented

5.    Able to work independently

6.    Strict adherence to confidentiality

7.    Must be able to lift and/or transport material weighing up to 25 lbs.

The successful candidate must be able to handle a heavy day-to-day workload and be skilled at performing clerical duties. Strict adherence to confidentiality and professional attire is required

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program. Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To explore this job opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to jobsphx@swlaw.com.  Please include “File Clerk” in the subject line of the email.

Commercial Litigation Paralegal Assistant

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States is currently seeking a full time Paralegal Assistant to support paralegals and attorneys with case management and trial matters within our Commercial Litigation Group.

 

A 4-year degree is required and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program is a plus.   Prior legal experience is preferred.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: organize and maintain case files; assist in discovery and trial preparation and all phases of case management; develop and maintain working relationships with attorneys, paralegals and staff members; and quality checks of legal documents.

 

The successful candidate will balance multiple tasks, have a professional appearance, and adhere to strict confidentiality.  Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office.  The Paralegal Assistant may be asked to lift heavy binders and boxes and push a heavy cart.  Ability to work evening and weekend overtime required.

 

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401k, profit sharing, extensive technology and practical training program, vacation and personal time, tuition reimbursement, and employee assistance program.

 

Send resume in confidence to Director of Legal Professionals, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. by e-mail to jobs@swlaw.com.  No phone calls please.  An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

Practice Group Coordinator

The Practice Group Coordinator reports directly to and will provide support to the Director of Practice Group Administration in overseeing the daily operations of the firm’s practice groups across all offices. The Practice Group Coordinator will work closely with the Practice Group leaders (PGLs) and will play an active role in supporting them in practice group management initiatives and programs.

The Practice Group Coordinator will be a self-starter and strategic thinker with excellent written and verbal communication skills who can work across all levels of firm management. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and attend PG meetings; assist with the development of the agendas and prepare meeting summaries
  • Assist assigned PGLs with creating and monitoring the practice groups’ financial targets for the year
  • Attend and coordinate the logistics of PG retreats; draft takeaways and follow up regarding same
  • Work with PGLs to track and monitor practice group initiatives
  • Review and analyze financial reports provided by the Accounting Department
  • Report regularly to assigned PGLs on key performance indicators and make recommendations for appropriate action to improve group financial performance
  • Work collaboratively with other administrative departments within the firm to implement and drive various PG initiatives
  • Work with the Accounting Department to produce ad hoc financial reports for PGLs
  • Assist PGLs with creating and monitoring the practice groups expense budget 
  • Work with PGLs to develop (if not already done), implement and update Knowledge Management portals in collaboration with IT
  • Provide other operational and administrative support as the role evolves
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with all levels of the firm
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Creativity in developing solutions and achieving results
  • Must be a strategic "out of the box" thinker
  • Must be flexible to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands
  • Ability to analyze financial data and draw accurate conclusions
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining focus
  • Even tempered, confident, resilient, and perceptive
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Law firm experience a plus

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program. Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. To explore this job opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to jobsphx@swlaw.com

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Marketing Professional

Salt Lake City Marketing Professional

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States, seeks an experienced marketing professional. This full-time position will be based in Salt Lake City (SLC), Utah. It will report directly to the Phoenix-based director of marketing, but will also have a reporting relationship to the administrative partners and office director in SLC. The position will include some firmwide marketing responsibilities and occasional travel to other offices and events. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify and plan client seminars, attorney speaking engagements, special events and other marketing initiatives as required; and manage the appropriate pre- and post-event follow-up activities for each of these initiatives. 
  • Draft, edit and distribute press releases and other firm news.
  • Work with attorneys to develop and place articles in relevant publications and distribute newsletters and alerts to appropriate contacts.
  • Work with attorneys and practice groups to develop and execute marketing and business development plans.
  • Conduct necessary prospect, client and market research.
  • Work with attorneys and practice groups to draft and edit award nominations and ranking submissions (i.e., Chambers, Best Lawyers, 40 Under 40, etc.).
  • Work with attorneys to secure sponsorship and marketing event approvals and ensure Snell & Wilmer receives and maximizes all contracted deliverables.
  • Work with SLC marketing partners/committee to manage/enhance marketing mentor program to achieve objectives.
  • Provide marketing and business development coaching/training.
  • Plan, manage and execute SLC advertising plan.
  • Identify potential clients, business development and cross-selling opportunities and work with attorneys and practice groups to maximize those efforts.
  • Work with Phoenix marketing team to ensure firmwide marketing initiatives are integrated into SLC programs and initiatives.
  • Work with Phoenix marketing team to ensure the marketing and business development needs of SLC attorneys and practice groups are met in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide content editing/proofreading support for marketing department projects.
  • Participate on SLC Community Involvement Committee and others as determined by office priorities.
  • Manage special projects as assigned. 
  • Participate in weekly marketing department meetings.   

Specific Requirements:

  • College degree in marketing, communications or related field of study is required.
  • Previous law firm experience preferred. Professional services and/or legal-related experience helpful. 
  • Ability to make presentations and to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.  
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofing and editing skills. 
  • Proven project management skills.  
  • Ability to deal professionally with all internal and external clients on all levels and develop strong professional relationships. 
  • Flexible work schedule and ability to travel and work before and after hours. 
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.    

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program.  Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To explore this opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to jobsslc@swlaw.com.  Please include SW Mktg in the subject line.

Tucson

Commercial Finance Paralegal Assistant

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the Western United States, is currently seeking a full time Paralegal Assistant to join its Commercial Finance practice in Tucson, Arizona.  Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of relevant experience.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist lawyers with initial drafts of loan documents. 
  • Ensure receipt of Schedule B items; review and summarize.
  • Assist in ordering and review of UCC Searches.
  • Request and review entity documents for each entity involved in the transaction.
  • Obtain certificates of good standing/certificates of existence.  
  • Review title work, obtain payoff statements, and obtain clearance of all title issues.
  • Order surveys and commitments for lender's policy of title insurance.
  • Assist in drafting closing instruction letters.
  • Prepare and update closing checklists.
  • Assist in drafting escrow instructions.
  • Arrange for discharge and satisfaction of deed trust.   
  • Calendar significant dates for drafting documents, review, negotiations and closing.
  • Communicate transaction progress to team.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-start.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while delivering consistent, quality work-product to both attorneys and clients.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate supervision and to seek help when needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

The successful candidate will have a professional appearance.  Strict adherence to confidentiality is required.  Baccalaureate degree required.  Certificate from well-accredited paralegal training program a plus.  We offer a competitive performance compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and an employee assistance program.  Snell and Wilmer L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Tracy Schumm, Director of Legal Professionals/Professional Services, at jobs@swlaw.com.  No phone calls please.

Marketing Professional

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the western United States, seeks an experienced marketing professional. This part-time position will be based in Tucson, Arizona. It will report directly to the Phoenix-based director of marketing, but will also have a reporting relationship to the administrative partners. The position will include some firmwide marketing responsibilities and occasional travel to other offices and events. 

  • Proactively approach and work with individual attorneys and the office to develop and execute marketing and business development plans.
  • Proactively identify and plan client seminars, attorney speaking engagements, special events and other marketing initiatives as required; where possible, facilitate introductions to firm attorneys at such events and manage the appropriate pre- and post-event follow-up activities for each of these initiatives. 
  • Draft, edit and distribute press releases and other firm news.
  • Research and identify current legal issues and topics and work with attorneys to develop and place articles in relevant publications and distribute newsletters and alerts to appropriate contacts.
  • Manage process for pitches and RFPs (i.e., research, content development, editing, assembly and delivery). 
  • Actively conduct prospect, client and market research.
  • Work with attorneys and practice groups to draft and edit award nominations and ranking submissions (i.e., Chambers, Best Lawyers, 40 Under 40, etc.).
  • Work with attorneys to secure sponsorship and marketing event approvals and ensure Snell & Wilmer receives and maximizes all contracted deliverables.
  • Provide marketing and business development coaching/training.
  • Plan, manage and execute a Tucson marketing and advertising plan that integrates and aligns with the firmwide marketing plan;
  • Proactively identify potential clients, business development and cross-selling opportunities and work with attorneys and practice groups to maximize those efforts.
  • Work with Phoenix marketing team to ensure firmwide marketing initiatives are integrated into Tucson programs and initiatives.
  • Work with Phoenix marketing team to ensure the marketing and business development needs of Tucson attorneys and practice groups are met in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide content editing/proofreading support for marketing department projects.
  • Manage special projects as assigned. 
  • Participate in weekly marketing department meetings

Specific Requirements:

  • College degree in marketing, communications or related field of study is required. Graduate degree helpful. 
  • Previous law firm experience or professional services and/or legal-related experience preferred. 
  • Ability to make presentations and to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.  
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofing and editing skills. 
  • Proven project management skills.  
  • Ability to deal professionally with all internal and external clients on all levels and develop strong professional relationships. 
  • Flexible work schedule and ability to travel and work before and after hours. 
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.    

 

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program.  Snell & Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Please send your resumes to jobstuc@swlaw.com